Quillaja Extract Powder 100%, Food-Grade NP
Product Code: QUEXT100      Revision Date: 06/19/2018
Description: Quillaja Extract Powder 100%, Food-Grade NP is the purified extract of the outer cambium layer of Quillaja saponaria Molina. It is a light beige free-flowing low-allergic ingredient powder.
Appearance: Yellow-beige to light brown powder
Color: ≤ 1.5 absorbance of a 10% w/w solution at 520 nm
Taste: Bittersweet
TYPICAL NUTRITIONAL PROXIMATES
Moisture: ≤ 8.0%
CHEMICAL
Arsenic(As2O3): ≤ 2 ppm
Lead: ≤ 2 ppm
Preservatives: No preservatives added
Cadmium(Cd): ≤ 1 ppm
Mercury(Hg): ≤ 0.1 ppm
Saponin Content:(HPLC Method) ≥ 20.0%
pH (4% w/w solution) 3.7 - 5.5
MICROBIOLOGICAL
Total Aerobic Plate Count: ≤ 3,000 CFU/g
Yeast: ≤ 100 CFU/g
Mold: ≤ 100 CFU/g
STORAGE
Store in a moisture-tight container, in a dry environment at 5° to 20° C. <60% R.H. Protect from microbial contamination. Shelf life is a minimum of 2 years.
PACKAGING
Quillaja Extract Powder 100%, Food-Grade NP is packed in 20 kg sealed polyethylene bags in cardboard boxes or fiber drums.
REGULATORY
Quillaja (quillaia) is an approved ingredient for the use in Food and Beverages by the United States FDA under Title 21 CFR 172.510 and bears FEMA number 2973. It is an approved ingredient for its use in the European Union under code E 999. Current CAS number 68990-67-0