What is L-glutamic acid ?
L-glutamic acid (CAS 56-86-0) is white crystals or crystalline powder. It is odorless with a slightly special sour flavor. It is slightly acidic. It is water-soluble, edible and non-toxictowards human, and is environment friendly. It has broad applications in the fields of medicine, food, cosmetics, and water treatment. It is slightly soluble in cold water, easily soluble in water,but almost insoluble in ether, acetone and cold acetic acid and is insoluble in ethanol and methanol.
L-glutamic acid SpecificationDescription White crystalline powder
Specific rotation[α]D20 +31.5° ~ +32.5°
State of solution, % ≥98.0
Sulfate (SO4), % ≤0.020
Chloride (Cl), % ≤0.020
Ammonium salt (NH4), % ≤0.02
Iron (Fe), ppm ≤10
Heavy metals (Pb), ppm ≤10
Arsenic (As), ppm ≤1
Loss on drying, % ≤0.1
Residue on ignition, % ≤0.10
Assay, % 99.0 ~ 100.5
Application of L-glutamic acid
1) Glutamic acid as an important nutrient for human growth , not only has a special physiological role , but also has a unique feature in the food industry.
2) Glutamic acid as a flavor enhancer can be used to enhance the flavor of the beverage and food.
3) Glutamic acid can be used as a nutritional drug. Glutamic acid for hair restorer, can be absorbed by the scalp, prevent hair loss and hair newborn. Glutamic acid to the skin, the treatment of wrinkles is curative.
25kg/bag,18,000kg / 20"FCL without pallet,15,000kg / 20"FCL within pallet25kg/drum,12,000kg / 20"FCL without pallet,9,000kg / 20"FCL within pallet
Storage & Transport
Stored in cool and airy place; away from fire and heat; handle with care; no breakage, avoid leakageThis is classified as a Common Good for transport.