Natural Caffeine Specification

Product: Caffeine Anhydrous
Batch No.: 060217
Manufacturing Date : Feb 2017
Sample size: 1000 Gms.
Source: Coffee
Batch Size: 1000 Kgs.
Expiry Date : Jan 2022

Description White Crystalline Powder A white Crystalline Powder; Sublimes readily
Solubility Passes Test Sparingly soluble in water, freely soluble in boiling water, slightly soluble in ethanol and in ether. It dissolves in concentrated solutions of alkali benzoates or salicylates.
Identification A Passes Test By Ir absorption identical with Std.
Identification B Passes Test To Comply
Foreign Substance Not found Looking on appearance
Water, % 0.35 Losses NMT 0.5%
Melting Range, ° C Passes Test Betn. 235° - 237.5° C after drying at 80° C for 4 Hour
Residue on Ignition Passes Test NMT 0.1%
Arsenic ND(Lod 0.1) NMT 1ppm
Heavy Metals ND(Lod 10) NMT 10ppm
Readily Carbonizable substances Passes Test The solution has no more color than matching Fluid D.
Residual solvents ND(Lod 10) Methylene Chloride NMT 500 ppm
Other Alkaloids Passes Test No ppt is formed.
Chromatographic Purity:-Any individual impurity Complies NMT 0.1%
Total impurity Complies NMT 0.1%
ASSAY 99.6 NLT 98.5% & NMT 101% on anhydrous basis.
Conclusion: The sample complies with the standard of quality as per above tests.
The product also complies with the following:
Lead Passes Test NMT 1 ppm
Cadmium ND(Lod 0.1) NMT 1ppm
Mercury ND(Lod 0.1) NMT 1ppm
Pesticides Passes Test Meets USP requirement
Ph Passes Test 5.5-6.5
Standard Plate Count Passes Test Less than 100 CFU/gram
Aerobic Bacteria Passes Test Less than 100 CFU/gram
Enterobacteria Negative / 1 gram
Yeast/Mold Negative Less than 10 CFU/gram
E. coli Negative / 10 grams
Total Coli forms Negative / 25 grams
Staphylococcus Aureus Negative / 10 grams
Salmonella spp Negative / 25 grams
Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Negative / 10 grams
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