Food Ingredient Reference Materials

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A critical resource supporting safety and integrity in the food ingredient supply chain, reference materials help you verify the identity, quality, and purity of food ingredients you buy or sell.
 
The wide variety of ingredients reference materials available include sweeteners, colorants, flavors, fats and oils, infant formula ingredients, processing aids, preservatives, nutrients, and more. 
 
Browse and purchase from among hundreds of reference materials for food and beverage manufacturing, supply chain management, quality control, and regulatory compliance. Updated daily.
 
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The official dates of any FCC standards, tests, or assays requiring the use of the following new USP RS are postponed until further notice pending availability of the respective RS.
 

Updated March 1, 2017

  • Alginate-Konjac-Xanthan Polysaccharide Complex for Viscosity Identification
  • Beta-Bisabolol
  • Bisabolene
  • Biurea
  • Blended Polysaccharide for Viscosity Identification
  • Calcium L-Threonate
  • Color Related Compound 001
  • Color Related Compound 002
  • Color Related Compound 003
  • Color Related Compound 004
  • Isobutylidene Diurea RS
  • Lactose Semicarbazone RS
  • Methylenediurea RS
  • Polyglycerol Polyricinoleic Acid System Suitability
  • Triuret