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   Iodized salt
(Food > Other food products)
last updated : 2011/01/01
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CodeDescriptionInd. priceShip. weightShip. vol.
FBAFSALTIODE
SALT, iodized edible, 1kgCHF 0,601kg1,25L

General information

Edible iodized salt. Sodium chloride from sea or from mines.

- The salt can be of various qualities, and price can fluctuate significantly.

- We normally do not supply grey salt or raw salt.

- Usual names: 'Food grade salt', 'Cooking salt', 'Table salt'.

- Iodized salt is different from industrial salt.

Our specifications include the WHO recommended iodine content.

Storage in a dry place is mandatory.

Specifications vary with national regulations.  Here below, we give our most commonly used specifications.

Refer to HQ when offered specifications are different from our standard specifications; it will need to be approved by a food specialist.

Importation of food is always subject to acceptance from the national authorities, based on their national specifications; check these before purchasing.

Impact on the local, national, or regional market availability and prices should be carefully looked at before purchasing large quantities.

Specifications

For all aspects of the product, unless otherwise described here below, the standard of Codex Alimentarius last edition applies, including the packaging.

- Product must be fit for human consumption and be of sound, fair and marketable quality.

 

Dry iodised SALT of homogenous granulation

Moisture content

1.7% maximum (dried at 140°C).

Sodium chloride as NaCl

99.16% (on dry basis).

Alkalinity as Na2 Co3

0.07% maximum (on dry basis).

Iodine as KIO3

50 milligram/kg minimum, 83 mg/kg maximum (equivalent to 30 to 50 mg/kg Iodine) as per WHO recommendation.

Acid insoluble matter

0.02 % maximum (on dry basis).

Colour

The salt shall be white and 10g of salt in 100ml water shall give a colourless solution.

Arsenic

Max. 0.5mg/kg.

Copper

Max. 2mg/kg.

Lead

Max. 2mg/kg.

Cadmium

Max. 0.5mg/kg.

Mercury

Max. 0.1mg/kg.

 

Packing

Bags of 50kg net maximum: New woven polypropylene 120g/bag with an inner lining of minimum 50microns.

Bags of 25kg net maximum: New woven polypropylene 60g/bag with an inner lining of minimum 50microns.

Or new woven PEHD polyethylene 66g/m², coated with PEBD with total weight 135g/m²,

Bag specifications as per EN766 and EN277.

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