CAS NO 56 40 6 Top
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Product Description

Amino Acid Usp Glycine 56-40-6

Food/Technical grade Glycine


Appearance:White crystalline powder

CAS Number: 56-40-6

EINECS NO.: 200-272-2

Molecular Formula: C2H5NO2

Molecular Weight: 75.07

Other name: Aminoacetic acid; Iconyl;Monazol

Characteristics: White crystal powder,sweet taste,easy to be dissolved in water, slightly dissolved in methanol and ethanol, but not dissolved in acetone and ether

InChI: 1S/C2H5NO2/c3-1-2(4)5/h1,3H2,(H,4,5)

Melting point: 182ºC

Boiling point: 233ºC

Water solubility: 25G/100ML(25ºC)


Shelf life:2 years

Storage:Kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging, avoid moisture, store at room temperature.

Glycine is an amino acid, a building block for protein. It is not considered an “essential amino acid” because the body can make it from other chemicals. A typical diet contains about 2 grams of glycine daily. The primary sources are protein-rich foods including meat, fish, dairy, and legumes.

Specification OF Tech Grade Food Grade Glycine

Food Grade Glycine

Items Standards
Appearance White crystalline powder
Assay(%) 98.5 - 101.5
pH 5.5 - 6.5
Loss on drying(%) 0.2 Max
Residue on ignition(%) 0.1 Max
SO4(ppm) 60 Max
Heavy metals(ppm) 20 Max
As(ppm) 1 Max
Fe(ppm) 10 Max
NH4(ppm) 100 Max

Tech Grade Glycine

Items Standards
Appearance White Powder
Assay(%) 98.5 Min
Loss on drying(%) 0.3 Max
Cl(%) 0.40 Max

Function of Tech Grade Food Grade Glycine

Glycine is used for treating schizophrenia, stroke, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and some rare inherited metabolic disorders. It is also used to protect kidneys from the harmful side effects of certain drugs used after organ transplantation as well as the liver from harmful effects of alcohol. Other uses include cancer prevention and memory enhancement.


(1)It can be used in Alcoholic beverage, used as an acid corrector or buffer for the composition of wine and soft beverage,used as an additive for the flavor and taste of food,retain its original color and to provide a source of sweet;

(2) Used as an antiseptic agent for fish flakes and peanut jams;

(3) Can play a buffering role in the taste of edible salt and vinegar;

(4)Used in food processing, brewing process,meat processing and soft beverage formulas as well as in Saccharin Sodium in order to remove bitterness;

(5Can play a certain role in metal chelation and antioxidation,used as a stabilizer for cream, cheese,margarine,fast cooked noodles or convenient noodles,wheat flour and pig lard.

(6) Used as a stabilizer for Vitamin C;

(7) 10% raw material of monosodium glutamate is glycine.

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