Malic Acid BP

Test Specification…….USP
Characters It occurs as a white odorless tasteless powder.




(a)Specified Test.

(b)It gives positive test for Magnesium.

Solubility  Soluble in diluted mineral acids; practically insoluble in water.
Loss on ignition Between 20.0%–27.0% of its weight.
Acid insoluble Substances Not more than 0.2%
Soluble Substances Not more than 1.5%
Carbonate Specified test. No effervescence occurs when the acid is added.
Chlorides Not more than 0.14%
Nitrates Specified test. The blue color persists for NLT 5 min.
Sulfates Not more than 0.6%
Arsenic Not more than 3ppm
Barium Specified test. No turbidity is produced within 15 mins
Calcium Specified test. NMT a slight turbidity is produced within 5 min.
Dibasic salt and magnesium oxide Specified test.
Lead Not more than 5ppm
Residual Solvents Meets the requirement
Assay Not less than 98.0% and not more than 101.5% on the previously ignited basis

Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


GLP, cGMP (FDA) Approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 17025, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, Halal and Kosher certified.
We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

    Product Enquiry