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Physical properties:
ε-Polylysine is hygroscopic, light yellow power. It is soluble in water, slightly soluble in ethanol, insoluble in organic solvent such as ethyl acetate, ether, etc.
ε-Polylysine can inhibit the growth of Gram(+) and Gram(-) bacteria , yeast, mould, virus, etc, especially inhibit the Gram(-) bacteria which can't easily inhibit by other preservatives, such as E.coli, Salmonella, and also can inhibit the thermophilics, such as B,stearothermophilus. Its activity is not affected by PH, and stable when heated (120℃ for 20min). Therefore, it can be sterilized along with the raw material. It is a food preservative which is highly efficient, safe, and has no side-effects.


1. content

≥ 87%

2. heavy metal (as Pb)

≤ 20ppm

3. weight lost when drying (105℃,3h)

≤ 20%

4. Ash

≤ 1%

Application: ε-Polylysine was generally recognized as a safe food preservative by FDA in October,2003. It is widely used in food preservation. In food application, it is usually applied with alcohol, organic acids, or glyceride, etc.. It can be used in cooked rice, cakes, snacks, noodles, drinks, brewing, meat products, canned food, etc.
Packaging: 0.1kg, 0.5kg, 5kg or packed to customer's requirements.
Storage: store in well-closed container, away from direct sunlight.

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