Dextrose Anhydrous

Its chemical formula is C6H12O6 and is used as strong sweetener of cake and chocolate.

Item

Standard

Result

Appearance

A white, crystalline, with a sweet taste ,freely soluble in water ,sparingly soluble in alcohol

Qualified

Identification

A: Specific optical rotation

+52.5º—+53.3º

+53.0º

B: TLC

Complies

Complies

C: Chemical test (red precipitate)

Positive

Positive

Test

Acidity or alkalinity

6g sample 0.1mol/L NaOH=0.15ml

0.06ml

Water

Not more than 1.0%

0.10%

Arsenic

Not more than 1ppm

<0.25ppm

Calcium

Not more than 200ppm

<50ppm

Lead in sugars

Not more than 0.5ppm

<0.5ppm

Chloride

Not more than 125ppm

<25ppm

Sulphates

Not more than 200ppm

<25ppm

Appearance of solution

Solution is clear and not more intensely colored than reference solution

Qualified

Barium

Any opalescence in the solution is not more intense than in the standard

Qualified

Sulphites

=15ppmSO2

<15ppmSO2

Foreign sugars,soluble starch,dextrins

Qualified

Qualified

Sulphated ash

0.1%

0.01%

Pyrogens (TAL 10% solution):

<0.125Eu/ml

<0.125Eu/ml

Limits of Bacteria

Bacterium

Not more than 800 single/g

 

Mildew

Not more than 80 single/g

 

Coliform

Should not be found

Not found

Conclusion

The above product complies with BP2007

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