US Capsaicin

Capsaicin - Specifications

Capsaicin 95% Powder

Product Name:

Capsicum Oleoresin (Capsaicin)

CAS No:

404-86-4

Specification:

USP 29

Formula:

C18H27NO3

 

PARAMETER

SPECIFICATION

Appearance

Off White Crystals

Odor

Very highly pungent and easily penetrating odor

Total Capsaicinoids (HPLC)

≥95.0%

Capsaicin

≥60.0%

Dihydrocapsaicin

≥60.0%

Nordihydrocapsaicin

≤8.0%

Melting Point

62C – 65C

Loss on Drying

≤2.0%

Residue on Ignition

≤1.0%

Heavy Metals

<10 ppm

Lead

<2 ppm

Pesticides

Negative

Microbiology

 

Total Plate Count

<1000cfu/g

Yeast and Mold

<100cfu/g

E. Coli

Negative

Salmonella

Negative

Storage: Store in airtight containers in cool, dry place, preferably below 20C. Keep away from strong light and heat. Keep out of reach by untrained persons.

 Shelf Life: 2 years when properly stored

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