Product Description
Lactose monohydrate powder minimum lactose content 99%/

Product for food industry applications

Sensory characteristic
Colour: Creamy white to yellow, homogeneous
Smell: Typical to lactose powder, free from foreign odours
Taste: Sweet and slightly salty flavour with pasteurization aftertastes
Appearance: Loose, homogeneous powder, slight lumping is acceptable, lumps should fall apart easily when pressed with a finger
Particle size: Mesh 400

Physical and chemical parameters

Parameter Value
Protein 0,3% max.
Fat 0,1% max.
Lactose 99% min.
Moisture 1 max.
Ash 0,6% max.
pH 4 – 7
Scorched particles/ Disc A; A/B
Antibiotics and inhibitory substances absent

Microbiological parameters

Parameter Value (target) Value (acceptable)
Total plate count ≤10000 cfu/g ≤50000 cfu/g
Coliforms Abs/1 g Abs/1 g
Yeasts and moulds/ ≤10 cfu/g ≤100 cfu/g
Listeria monocytogenes Abs/25 g n=5 c=0 Abs/25 g n=5 c=0
Salmonella Abs/25 g n=5 c=0 Abs/25 g n=5 c=0
Enterobacteriaceae m=M <10 cfu/g n=5 c=0 m=M=10 cfu/g n=5 c=0
Staphylococci coagulase positive (Staphylococcus aureus and other species) m=M <10 cfu/g n=5, c=0 m=10, M=100 cfu/g
n=5, c=2

Milk and products thereof (including lactose)

Direct packaging: paper bags – 25 kg, 4 – layer with polyethylene insert, Big-Bags – weight max 1000 kg
Palleting: 1000 kg, pallets wrapped in stretch foil
Veterinary Factory Code: PL 06081604 WE

Storage conditions
Shelf life/: 18 miesięcy
Storage conditions: Product should be stored in unopened packaging in cool (temp. ≤ 20°C), dry (RH ≤ 75%)
conditions, away from direct sunlight or strong odours