Pleurotus ostreatus oyster extract 20% β-glucan


Specification of organic Oyster Extract 20% β-glucan

Product classification:Cultivated mushroom


Denomination:Oyster Mushroom Extract 20% β-glucan

Latin: Pleurotus ostreatus

Ingredients:100% Mushroom extract

Extraction ratio:8:1 (8kg powder needed to produce 1kg of extract)

Appearance:Powder, yellow brown

Material used:100% fruit bodies

Treatments of raw material:Drying only

Method of Production and Processing:Organic production according to Article 29(1) of Regulation (EC) No.834/2007 and  US National Organic Program (NOP) 7 CFR  Part 205

Certifying body:Kiwa BCS

Processing steps:Grinding fruit bodies to powder, metal detection ferrous 0.5-2mm, extracting with hot water, filtering, concentration, membrane separation, spray-drying

Genetic modification / irradiation / general statements:

This product was genetically modified: No

This product was produced from GMO raw materials: No

This product was irradiated: No

This product contains nanoparticles: No

This product is safe for human consumption:            Yes

Allergen statement:

This product contains no allergens.

Physical / Assay requirements:

Beta-glucan≥ 20%

Sieve analysis  100% pass 100 mesh

Loss of drying≤ 7%

Ash≤ 15%

Microbiological quality:

Total bacterial count (cfu*/g)< 10,000

Yeast and moulds (cfu/g)< 1,000

E. Coli (cfu/g)< 100

Salmonella  Absent / 25g

Staphylococcus Absent / 25g

*cfu : colony-forming units

Heavy metals:Lead (as Pb)≤ 1.0 mg/kg

                       Arsenic (as As)≤ 1.0 mg/kg

                      Cadmium (as Cd)≤ 1.0 mg/kg

                      Mercury (as Hg)≤ 0.1 mg/kg

Pesticides:Complies with the European regulations VO396/2005, VO1881/2006 and the BNN Norm for organic products.


Analytical values:Lot specific Microbiology, Heavy Metal and Pesticide analysis data sheets can be provided upon request.

Storage parameters:Store at room temperature or lower, keep tightly closed, protect from light, humidity and insects.

Product keeps well for:36 months

Identification / retraceability:By non-recurring lot numbers






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