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Item # 1089, Guarana Extract



INCI Name: Paullinia Cupana Seed Extract

CAS Numbers: 84929-28-2

Description:

Guarana is a creeping shrub native to Venezuela and northern Brazil in the Amazon rain forest. The fruit are small, bright-red, and contains black seeds. Because it's high in caffeine, guarana has become a popular energy supplement. As a dietary supplement, guarana is an effective stimulant: its seeds contain about twice the concentration of caffeine found in coffee beans.





Specifications  · Technical Data  · Applications

Specifications

INCI Name

Paullinia Cupana Seed Extract

CAS Numbers

84929-28-2


Technical Data

Identification

Pass

Identification (Test Method)

FT-IR

Caffeine Content

> 22 %

Caffeine Content (Test Method)

HPLC

pH (1 % Aqueous Solution)

4 to 6.5

pH (1 % Aqueous Solution) (Test Method)

pH meter

Residual Ethanol

< 0.5 %

Residual Ethanol (Test Method)

GC

Heavy Metals

< 10 ppm

Heavy Metals (Test Method)

ICP-OES

Phosphate Organics

Meets USP requirements

Phosphate Organics (Test Method)

USP

Chlorate Organics

Meets USP requirements

Chlorate Organics (Test Method)

USP

Sulfites Content

< 10 ppm

Sulfites Content (Test Method)

HPLC

Loss on Drying

< 5 %

Loss on Drying (Test Method)

I.R. Balance

Irradiation Detection

Not irradiated (PPSL < 700)

Irradiation Detection (Test Method)

PPSL


Applications
Guarana is used in sweetened or carbonated soft drinks and energy shots, an ingredient of tisanes or contained in capsules. Found also in weight loss products.



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Guarana Extract Technical Data Sheet
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