Accepta 2902 is a high performance inert low-toxicity silicone-based foam control agent developed to provide effective control of unwanted foam in food processing applications such as:
- Potato, fruit, vegetable processing.
- Fermentation processes.
- Distillation processes.
- Brine systems, salt extraction.
- Sugar cane production
- Jam, rice, syrup, starch, fruit juice, egg, seafood and sauce processing
Accepta 2902 is approved Kosher & Halal & is suitable for manufacturing of food and beverages intended for Vegetarians & Vegans
|pH||4.3 – 5.3|
|Specific Gravity||0.99 – 1.00 g/ml|
|Solids Content||12.6 – 14.6%|
|Viscosity @ 20oC:||600 – 1200|
*These are typical properties only and should NOT be construed or used as a specification for this product.
APPLICATION & DOSAGE
Accepta 2902 can be added directly into the foaming media or blended directly into formulations.
It is effective in hot and cold foaming systems over a wide pH range.
Accepta 2902 is usually used as received and added as required during the process, ideally using a suitable metering pump. Where very small quantities are to be added, it can be pre-diluted with soft or distilled water. Levels of addition are typically between 10-100ppm and should be optimised by trial.
REGULATIONS & COMPLIANCE
Accepta 2902 is in compliance with section 173.340 (Defoaming Agents) of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 (FDA 21CFR), for both direct and indirect food contact. The permitted level for silicone in food is 10ppm.
Accepta 2902 is also in compliance with German BfR (Food Safety) and French Arrêté du 19 Octobre 2006 (Food Processing Aids) Under European Union Regulation EU 231/2012 (which amended Annexes II and III of EC 1333/2008) and EU 1129/2011 (which amended Annex II of EC 1333/2008), the active substance in Accepta 2902, polydimethylsiloxane, is approved as food additive E900.
The other substances present in Accepta 2902 are also approved as food additives under EU 1129/2011.
They are present in Accepta 2902 only to facilitate E900. In summary, Accepta 2902 is intended for use as a food processing aid, however, its active and facilitating substances are all approved as food additives.
Manufacture of Accepta 2902 is carried out in accordance with the principles of HACCP.
Accepta 2902 is approved Kosher Parev by the Manchester Beth Din.
Accepta 2902 is approved Halal by the Halal Food Authority, London
It is always advisable to carry out a ‘Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health’ (COSHH) assessment before use.