Product Name:Betaine Monohydrate
Chemical Name: Trimethylglycine
CAS Numeber: 590-47-6
Molecular Formula: C5H11NO2?H2O
Functiion: Source of betaine
Storage Conditions: Store in the original sealed container in a cool and dry placeout of direct sunlight. Store below 40°C.
Packaging: 25 kg fiber drums with two polythylene inner bag or as per your request.
Appearance: White to off-white crystals
Odor: odorless or faint characteristic odor
Melting Point: 293℃
Bulk Density: 0.7-0.75g/mL
Assay: min 98-99.9% d.s.
pH(10% solution in 0.2M KCL): 5.0-7.0
Loss on drying: max 15%
Residue on ignition: max 0.1%
*Only selected data is represented here, for a full set of specifications we refer to our Specifications sheet. Solubility
Betaine solubility at 25°C in:
Betaine is an important human nutrient, distributed widely in animals, plants, and microorganisms. It is rapidly absorbed and utilized as an osmolyte and source of methyl groups and thereby helps to maintain liver, heart, and kidney health. The growing body of evidence shows that betaine is an important nutrient for the prevention of chronic disease.
Betaine is used in many applications like: beverages, chocolate spreads, cereals, nutritional bars,sports bars, snack products and vitamin tablets, capsule filling, etc.
Safety and Regulatory
Betaine is lactose free and gluten free; it does not contain any animal derived ingredients.
The product conforms to the current editions of Food Chemical Codex.
It is lactose free and gluten free, Non-GMO, Non-ETO; BSE/TSE free.
USA:DSHEA for nutritional supplements
FEMA GRAS as a flavor enhancer in all foods (up to 0.5%) and labeled as betaine or natural flavor
GRAS substance under 21 CFR 170.30 for use as a humectant and flavor enhancer/modifier in selected foods and is labeled as betaine
Japan: Approved as a food additive
Korea: Approved as a natural food.