Yucca Schidigera Extract NP Raw Material (Food Grade)
Product Code: YUCEXTNP      Revision Date: 02/14/2013
Description: Yucca schidigera Extract Powder NP raw material is the concentrated purified extract of the Mohave Yucca Plant (Yucca schidigera). This natural Yucca ingredient is preservative free.
Appearance: Tan to brown, free flowing powder
Concentration: 50% Yucca Solids / 50% Maltodextrin
Color (10% solution in water @ 520nm): 1.5 Maximum
pH (20% Solution in water): 3.5 - 4.5
Saponin Content: 8% Minimum
TYPICAL NUTRITIONAL PROXIMATES
Moisture: 10.0% Maximum
Ash: 3.0% Maximum
Fat: 1.0% Maximum
Protein: 1.0% Maximum
Fiber: 1.0% Maximum
Carbohydrates: 90.0% Minimum
CHEMICAL
Arsenic(As2O3): 3.0 ppm Maximum
Lead: 1.0 ppm Maximum
Preservatives: No Preservatives added
Cadmium (Cd): 1.0 ppm Maximum
Mercury (Hg): 0.1 ppm Maximum
MICROBIOLOGICAL
Total Aerobic Plate Count: < 1,000 CFU / g
Yeast: < 100 CFU / g
Mold: < 100 CFU / g
Coliform: Negative
E. Coli: Negative
Salmonella: Negative / 25g
Staphylococcus aureus: Negative / g
STORAGE
Guaranteed shelf life of two years from manufacture date when stored at 5-25degC in original unopened container. Keep packages of this ingredient tightly sealed when not in use to prevent absorption of moisture from the air.
PACKAGING
This raw material is packaged in 20 kg, 25 kg and 50-lb. (22.67 kg) sealed polyethylene bags in cardboard boxes or fiber drums
REGULATORY
Yucca Extract Powder is approved for use in food and beverages by the United States FDA (GRAS) under Title 21 CFR 172.510 and bears FEMA number 3121 and organic certified foods under N.O.P 205.605.