Five Defenders - Certified Organic
Product Code: MB5DEXT-O      Revision Date: 06/07/2018
Description: Light brown powder
Particle Size: 95% through U.S. 80 Mesh
Botanical Name: Inonotus obliquus, Grifola frondosa, Lentinula edodes, Ganoderma lucidum, Trametes versicolor
Plant Part: Mushroom (fruiting body, cap stem and spores)
Processing: Chaga and Reishi Hot water/Alcohol extraction at 80°C;
Maitake, Shiitake, Turkey Tail Hot Water extraction at 80°C; Spray dried
Solubility: Good
Shelf Life: Three years in original sealed package under suggested storage conditions.
TYPICAL NUTRITIONAL PROXIMATES
Moisture: < 10.0%
Alpha-glucan: < 5.0%
Tapped density: 0.35-0.65 g/mL
CHEMICAL
Arsenic(As2O3): < 2.0 ppm
Heavy Metals (as Pb): < 10 ppm total
Lead: < 2.0 ppm
Cadmium (Cd): < 2.0 ppm
Mercury (Hg): < 0.1 ppm
ID Testing: Conform to standard
Beta-D-glucans: Typical 20.0%
MICROBIOLOGICAL
Total Aerobic Plate Count: < 10,000 CFU/g
Coliform: < 1,000 CFU/g
E. Coli: Negative
Salmonella: Negative
Staphylococcus aureus: Negative
Yeast and Mold: < 1,000 CFU/g
STORAGE
Store in a cool dry location (10°- 20°C., < 60% R.H.) in an area with fresh, clean, circulating air. Protect from direct sunlight, microbial and other contamination.
PACKAGING
Sealed polyethylene bags in cardboard boxes or fiber drums.
REGULATORY
Organic Certifier:     Oregon Tilth
Kosher Certifier:     KOF-K