Methyl Sulfonyl Methane Analytical Specification

Appearance White crystalline powder
Solubility Freely soluble in water Soluble in alcohol
Identification By IR The infrared absorption spectrum of the sample shall be concordant with that of the standard spectrum.
Melting range (o C) 106.0to 110.0
Moisture (%) Not more than 0.5
Heavy metals (ppm) Not more than 3.0
Assay (%) by GC Methyl Sulfonyl Methane 96.0 to 102.0
Microbial parameters (cfu/gm) Total Bacterial Count Total Fungal Count Pathogens: E.coli Salmonella P.aeruginosa S.aureus NMT 1000 NMT 100 Should be absent Should be absent Should be absent Should be absent
Residue on ignition (%) 27.0 to 29.0
Residual solvents Methanol(ppm) MDC (ppm) IPA (ppm) Acetone (ppm) Chloroform(ppm) NMT 3000 NMT 600 NMT 5000 NMT 5000 NMT 60
Loss on drying (at 105oc for 2 hrs) (%) NMT 1.0