Lysine (L – lysine) hydrochloride – is an essential amino acid contained in proteins; it is a zymophore and plays a key role in the formation of bones and cartilage. Crystalline powder from white to slightly brown colour, highly soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol and not soluble in ether.
|Appearance||White or light brown powder|
|L – lysine in product||78.5 %|
|Lysine hydrochloride (dry), %||≥ 98.5|
|Specific rotation||+18.0° - +21.5°|
|Loss on ignition, %||≤ .0|
|Ignited residue, %||≤ 0.3|
|Ammonium (NH4+), %||≤ 0.04|
|Arsenic (As), %||≤ 0.0002|
|Heavy metals (equivalent to Pb), %||≤ 0.003|
|pH||5.0 - 6.0|
Lysine (L – lysine) hydrochloride is used to balance the rations for livestock and poultry.