Chitoly™ OM

Water-soluble mushroom chitosan

Model NO.: 0722
  • Introduction
  • Applications

Chitoly® OM is water-soluble fungal chitosan made from the cell walls of oyster mushroom and is mainly used as an edible fresh-keeping coating to extend the freshness of fruit and beverages.

 

 

Applications

Growth control of Total Plate Count

Dosage

Beverages

Orange juice

Delay of rancidity, ascorbic acid degradation and microbial spoilage, clarification

1.2 g/L

Apple juice

1.5 g/L

Fruits & Vegetables

Fresh fruits

5-10 g/kg

 

APPLICATION AREAS

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Description

Chitoly® OM water-soluble fungal chitosan is made from the cell walls of oyster mushroom, and is mainly is used as edible fresh-keeping coating to extend the freshness on fruit and beverage.

 

Key benefits

• Edible and biologically safe fresh-keeping coatings

• Shelf life extension

• Natural, clean-label as aid-processing

 

APPLICATIONS

Fruits & Vegetables

 

DIRECTION FOR USE

The recommended dosage has a range of 1-20 g/kg of final product (w/w). Exact dosage depends on the nature of the product for which it is intended.

 

COMOSITION

Chitosan (w/w)

90%

Loss on drying ( w/w)

10%

*The exact percentage variations may occur from batch to batch.

 

Heavy metals

Total heavy metals (mg/kg)

20

Lead (mg/kg)

1.0

Arsenic(mg/kg)

1.0

Mercury(mg/kg)

0.2

Cadmium (mg/kg)

0.2

 

Microbiological specificationS

Total bacterial count (cfu/g)  

1,000

Escherichia coli (cfu/g

10

Salmonella (/25g)

absent

Listeria monocytogenic (/25g)

absent

 

Physical / Chemical specifications

Appearance

Off-white powder

Odor

Odorless

*Appearance variations may occur from batch to batch.

 

NUTRITIONAL DATA

Approximate values for Nutrition labelling per 100g.

 

Contribution to energy level is insignificant at recommended usage levels.

 

Packaging

Chitoly® OM is available in 500 gr/bottle. Packaging is available in other quantities.

 

Plastic bottle and pouch materials comply with Regulation (EU) No 10/2011.

 

Storage conditions

Conditions:

Store unopened below 20°C in dry conditions, away from direct sunlight and odorous products. When opened, store at approx. 20°C in original container.

 

Shelf life:

Shelf life is 24 months when stored according to recommendations.

 

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

Belgium

 

Allergen STATUS

Components

Yes/No

  Peanut or its derivatives

No

  Tree Nuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts or their derivatives

No

  Sesame or its derivatives

No

  Eggs or its derivatives

No

  Fish or its derivatives

No

  Crustaceans and shellfish or their derivative

No

  Soy or its derivatives

No

  Wheat, triticale or their derivatives

No

  Mustard or its derivatives

No

  Milk or its derivatives (e.g. Lactose)

No

  Sulphites

No

 

CERTIFIED STATUS

The product is certified by KOSHER, HALAL and ISO22000:2005.

 

GMO Status

According to regulations Ec No. 1829/2003 and 1830/2003.

 

Organisms used for the production of this product are not genetically modified.

 

REGULATION STATUS

Chitosan has been recently approved for use as a novel food ingredients and aid-processing in Europe ((EC) No. 258/97, EFSA), USA (21 CFR 170.36, FDA), Australia and New Zealand (F2014L00033, Food Standards Australia New Zealand).

 

The regulations governing the use of Chitoly® OM vary considerably in the countries in which it is currently approved. Advice regarding the legal status of this product is available on request.

Chitosan has been recently approved for use as a novel food ingredients and aid-processing in Europe ((EC) No. 258/97, EFSA), USA (21 CFR 170.36, FDA), Australia and New Zealand (F2014L00033, Food Standards Australia New Zealand).

The regulations governing the use of Chitoly® OM vary considerably in the countries in which it is currently approved. Advice regarding the legal status of this product is available on request. 

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