Cinnamon Extract Analytical Specification

Appearance Brown to reddish brown powder
Solubility Soluble in water
Loss on drying (%) At 105oc for 3 hours NMT 6.0
Particle size (%) 40 mesh NLT 98.0%
Heavy metals (ppm) NMT 10.0
Arsenic (ppm) NMT 1.0
Lead (ppm) NMT 3.0
Cadmium (ppm) NMT 1.0
Mercury (ppm) NMT 0.1
Residual solvents Ethyl alcohol (ppm) NMT 5000
Assay by HPLC (%) Methyl Hydroxyl chalcone polymers (On dried basis) NLT 20.0
Microbial parameters Total Bacterial Count Total Fungal Count Pathogens: E.coli Salmonella P.aeruginosa S.aureus NMT 1000 cfu/gm NMT 100 cfu/gm Should be absent Should be absent Should be absent Should be absent