Fumaric Acid – Regular/Fine Granular, FCC

CAS No: [110-17-8] E.C. No: 297
Formula: C4H4O4

Bartek’s Fumaric Acid conforms to the current edition of the Food Chemicals Codex.

Description:
White or nearly white, crystalline, granular, odorless, with a tart taste.

Applications:
Commonly used in food and beverage as a clarifying agent, flavouring agent and flavour adjunct.

Specifications:
Identification …………………………. Positive for Fumaric Acid
Assay …………………………. Not less than 99.5% and not more than 100.5% of C4H4O4 calculated on the anhydrous basis
Maleic Acid …………………………. 0.10% max
Heavy Metals (as Pb) …………………………. 10 ppm max.
Lead …………………………. 2 ppm max.
Residue on Ignition …………………………. 0.10% max.
Moisture .………………………… *0.30% max.

Particle Size:
Fine Granular
On 20 mesh (850 micron) …………………………. 1% max.
Through 120 mesh (125 micron) …………………………. 12% max.

Packing:
25kg (55 lbs) multi-wall paper bag, palletized on 40″(101.6 cm) X 48″(121.9 cm) standard wooden pallet, and shrink-wrapped.

Production Point: Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada.

Storage: Clean, dry, ambient conditions.

Shelf life: 2 years from the date of production under the recommended storage conditions.

*Bartek’s upper moisture limit

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