Food Additive Е 524 (caustic soda)

TU 9199-044-00203275-2009 with rev. 1-3

CHEMICAL FORMULA: NaOH

MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 40.0

APPEARANCE:

White spherical or semi-spherical granules.

SPECIFICATIONS:
INDICATOR NAME
VALUE
Content of sodium hydroxide (NаОН), wt%, min.
99.0
Sodium carbonate (Na2CO3) content, wt%, max.
1.0
Content of chlorides (CI), wt%, max.
0.025
Content of silicic acid (SiO2), wt%, max.
0.020
Content of sulfates (S04), wt%, max.
0.0050
Aluminum (Al) content, wt%, max.
0.0100
Content of iron (Fe), wt%, max.
0.0020
Note:
the actual content of sodium hydroxide is min. 99.5%

In terms of heavy metal and toxic element content, food-grade sodium hydroxide should meet the requirements of TR CU 029/2012.

NAME
Max. permissible content, mg/kg
Mercury
1.0
Lead
5.0
Cadmium
1.0
Arsenic
3.0
USES:

It is used in the food industry as an acidity regulator and an anti-caking agent, for giving and keeping a certain texture of the finished product in the production of jams, jellies, marmalades and other similar products including low-calorie products; products made from cocoa and chocolate; cereal food.

PACKAGING:

Air-tight polyethylene bags that are prepacked using the FFS technology and belong to 5H4 air-tightness class with a capacity of 25 kg, palletized and fixed on pallets up to 1,000 kg, covered with stretch film using the Stretch Hood wrapping technology. Upon the customer’s request, the product can be dispatched unpalletized.

TRANSPORTATION AND STORAGE:

The packaged product should be shipped by covered vehicles using any means of transportation in accordance with the dangerous goods shipping regulations applicable for the particular means of transportation. Store in covered warehouses protected against moisture. Guaranteed shelf life is one year from the manufacture date.

SPECIAL PROPERTIES:

Caustic substance. It is a highly hazardous substance (hazard class 2). Causes chemical burns on contact with skin. Non-flammable and non-explosive. Food additive sodium hydroxide Е 524 manufactured by JSC Kaustik, Volgograd, conforms to the applicable legislation, quality and safety regulations as well as to the specifications of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) for this type of products.

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION:
PDF - Safety Data Sheet Safety Data Sheet

CONTACTS:
Phone: +7 (8442) 40-66-09, 40-66-11
Fax: +7 (8442) 40-66-10
E-mail: ves@kaustik.ru



PDF - Specifications Specifications in PDF version