Epolyly® H25

ε-Poly-L-Lysine HCL Concentrate

Model NO.: 0204
  • Introduction
  • Features
  • Applications
  • Regulations

With the consumer trend toward natural products still going strong, food manufacturers have focused their efforts in searching for ingredient label that are known and trusted by consumers. ε-Poly-L-lysine H25 has been accepted as food preservative of natural origin.

Epolyly® H25 is pure ε-Poly-L-lysine Hydrogen chloride concentrate, derived naturally from controlled fermentation of Streptomyces diastatochromogenes. With a high antimicrobial activity against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria and fungi, Epolyly® H25 is an ideal natural broad-spectrum antimicrobial to inhibit Total Plate Count (TPC) in a variety of foods.

DESCRIPTION

Epolyly® H25 is pure ε-Poly-L-lysine Hydrogen chloride concentrate, derived naturally from controlled fermentation of Streptomyces diastatochromogenes. And is mainly used as natural broad-spectrum antimicrobial to inhibit Total Plate Count (TPC) to extend shelf life in a variety of foods.

 

KEY BENEFITS

 Inhibition of Total Plate Count (TPC) including fungi, Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria;

● Increased safety by minimizing chloride and inorganic contents;

● Shelf life extension;

● Natural, consumer-friendly label.

 

APPLICATION AREAS

Culinary, Fruits & vegetables, Meat, Poultry and seafood

 

DIRECTION FOR USE

Direction to add into foods depending on exact application.

 

COMPOSITION

ε –Poly-l-ysine hydrochloride  (on dry basis w/w)

 22.5%

Water (w/w)

<77.5%

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

 

HEAVY METALS

Lead (mg/kg)

5

Arsenic (mg/kg)

4

 

MICROBIOLOGICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Total plate count (/g)

100

E. Coli (/g)

Absent

Salmonella (/g)

Absent

 

PHYSICAL / CHEMICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Appearance

Hygroscopic yellow liquid

pH of 1% aqueous solution

6.0-7.0

*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.

Energy

85.1 calories /100g

Protein

15.1  g/100g

Carbohydrate

6.2  g/100g

   -Sugar

<0.11 g/100g

Fat

<0.03 g/100g

  -Saturated fat

<0..03 g/100g

  -Trans. fat

<0..03 g/100g

Total dietary fiber

5.85 g/100g

Vitamin A

<2.3 μg /100g

Vitamin C

1.77 mg/100g

Ash

<0.11 g/100g

 

PACKAGING

Epolyly® H25 is available in 1 L/bottle with integral, tamper-proof seals. Packaging is available in other quantities.

 

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

 

STORAGE CONDITIONS

Conditions:

24 months, 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.

 

ALLERGENS

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

 

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

Belgium

 

CERTIFIED- STATUS

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

 

GMO- STATUS

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

 

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

 

REGULATIONS

Epolyly® H25 has been approved as a food preservative in China. Its addition level for commonly consumed foods ranges from 0.1-0.5 g/kg.

 

The regulations governing the use of Epolyly® H25 vary considerably in the countries in which it is currently approved. Advice regarding the legal status of this product is available as Appendix 1.

Applications

Max. dosage (w/w)

Culinary

Boiled rice

0.25 g/kg

Steamed bread

0.06 g/kg

Dried stewed Tofu

0.18 g/kg

Eight Treasure Congee

0.3 g/kg

Fresh pasta

0.24 g/kg

New year cake

0.16 g/kg

Soy sauce (e.g Miso)

0.16 g/kg

Fruits & vegetables

Bean-based prepared foods

0.5 g/1kg

Frozen fruit bars and sorbet

0.5 g/1kg

Fresh-cut bamboo shoots

0.06 g/kg

Pickles, olives, and pickled products

0.5 g/1kg

Potato-based foods

0.5 g/1kg

Prepared fruit and fruit mixtures

0.5 g/1kg

Vegetable-based prepared foods

0.5 g/1kg

Meat, Poultry and seafood

Cooked chicken

0.2 g/kg

Fresh meat

0.4 g/ kg

Fresh sausage

0.24 g/kg

Prepared meat based meals

0.5 g/ kg

Roast beef

0.4 g/ kg

Sliced cooked meats

0.4 g/ kg

 

DIRECTION FOR USE

Direction to add into foods depending on exact application.

Epolyly® H25 has been approved as a food preservative in China. Its addition level for commonly consumed foods ranges from 0.25-0.5 g/kg. The regulations governing the use of Epolyly® H25 vary considerably in the countries in which it is currently approved. Advice regarding the legal status of this product is available as Appendix 1.

 

APPENDIX 1. REGULATORY AND APPROVAL OF EPOLYLY®  H25 IN FOOD APPLICATIONS

Countries

Food Category

Max Level (g/kg)

China

Fruits and vegetables (including roots and tubers), pulses and legumes, mushrooms and fungi, seaweeds, and nuts and seeds

0.30

Rice and rice products

0.25

Wheat flour and its product

0.30

Coarse grain product

0.40

Meat and meat products

0.30

Condiments

0.50

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