Milk Thistle Seed extract
Note : Strenght of extract is expressed as ratio of dry plant material to final extract quantity.

Item Specification
Botanic name Silybum marianum(L.) Gaernt
Solvent used for extraction Acetone
Plant part used Seeds
Extract Ratio ≥ 50:1
Silymarin ≥ 80%
isosilybin and silybin ≥ 30%
Appearance yellow powder
Odor Characteristic
Taste Characteristic
Sieve Analysis 100% pass 80 mesh
Moisture content NMT 5.0%
Solubility soluble in hydro-alcoholic solution
Ash NMT 0.5%
Sulphate 0.5% Max
Arsenic (As) NMT 1ppm
Cadmium(Cd) NMT 1ppm
Lead (Pb) NMT 2ppm
Chlorate (Cl) NMT 1ppm
Phosphate Organics NMT 1ppm
Heavy Metals 20ppm Max
Pesticides Residues NMT 5ppm
Residual solvent ≤ 0.5%
Aflatoxins NMT 0.2ppb
Total Plate Count 1000 cfu/ml Max
P.aeruginosa Absent
S. aureus Negative in 1g
Salmonella Negative in 10g
Yeast & Mold 50 cfu/g Max
E.Coli Negative in 1g
Staphylococcus Negative