Product Specification

Product: Tea (Red Rooibos) Extract, Natural (FTO NOP)
   Synonyms: Organic Tea (Red Rooibos) Extract, Natural FTO NOP
   Product Number: 04-172-02
   FEMA Number: N/A
   CAS Number: N/A

slightly fruity, floral, mildly astringent tea, also known as bush tea
Organeoleptic and Physical Properties
   Appearance: Brown to dark brown liquid
   Sensory Properties: characteristic of red rooibos tea
   Molecular Formula: N/A
   Molecular Weight: N/A
   Purity (by G.C.): N/A
   Specific Gravity @ 25 C: 0.9632 - 1.0332
   Refractive Index @ 20 C: 1.3475 - 1.3635
   Optical Rotation: N/A
   Acid Value: N/A
   Melting Point (C): N/A
   Boiling Point (C): N/A
   Flash Point (F) (Closed Cup): 101.3
   Percent Alcohol (v/v): 19.0% (+/- 2.0)

Suggested Storage Conditions
  Store at 40 F in tightly sealed original containers. Avoid prolonged exposure to light, heat and air.
Shelf Life: 6 months after the last date of QC approval, or date of shipment, under recommended storage conditions or as otherwise noted.

Additional Data

  Total Phenolics* (mg/L): 288,000, ORAC** (umol Trolox equiv/g): 86.This specification sheet is tentative, pending the accumulation of additional data. *Total Soluble Phenolics performed using the Folin-Ciocalteu Assay. ** Antioxidant Capacity performed using the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) method. Caffeine Content: < 0.003% by HPLC. INGREDIENT STATEMENT: Organic Fair Trade Red Rooibos Tea, Water, Organic Alcohol.