Amino acid E640 CAS No.56-40-6, HS code292249

Glycine CAS No. 56-40-6

Product Description



Glycine, E640, CAS No.56-40-6, a nonessential amino acid, manufacturing process via chemical synthesis from formaldehyde or monochloroacetic acid and ammonia. As a professional supplier of Glycine powder, we supply industrial/feed/food grade/pharma grade. Glycine used in Soy sauce/Vinegar/Cooking wine/Vegetables pickled in soy sauce/Noodles/Hamburg/ Fish and Vegetable product as flavoring nutrient supplement. Also in chemical products for daily useCosmetics/Hair care products. For nutrition, it is used as a component for parenteral and enteral nutrition. Glycine is important in the synthesis of proteins, peptides, purines, nucleic acids and other amino acids.

CAS No. : 56-40-6
Chemical Formula : C2H5NO2
H.S.code : 292249
E number : E640
Other name Aminoethanoic acid
Chemical structure Glycin - Glycine.svg

Glycine food grade Specification

Apperance White Crystals crystalline powder
Identification Positive
Assay( C2H5NO2)  % ( on dried matter) 98.5-101.5
pH Value(5g/100ml in water) 5.6-6.6
Heavy Metals(As Pb) ≤ % 0.001
Loss on drying ≤ % 0.2
Residue on ignition(as sulphated ash) ≤ %  0.1
Chloride(As Cl) ≤ % 0.02
Sulphate(As SO4) ≤ % 0.0065
Ammonium(As NH4) ≤ % 0.01
Arsenic( As As) ≤ % 0.0001
Lead ( As Pb) ≤ % 0.0005

Glycine tech grade Specification

Apperance White Crystals crystalline powder
Assay( C2H5NO2)  % ( on dried matter) 98.5
pH Value(5g/100ml in water) 5.5-7.0
Iron(FE) ≤ % 0.03
Loss on drying ≤ % 0.3
Residue on ignition ≤ % 0.1

As a professional supplier of Glycine powder, we supply feed/food grade/pharma grade can provide HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates for this product. If you want to buy learn more this product, you can send us inquiry. We always have this product in stock, we can guarantee delivery in 2 week after the order confirmation. but if your order is too big, it would be take more times. MOQ is 500kg.

Price trend of Glycine

Upstream: Prices of upstream the synthesized chemical ingredients are stable and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Glycine manufacturers didn’t change much.
Downstream: Downstream demand is pretty stable.
Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Glycine will be stable in the coming months.

  • Food Grade: As a professional supplier of Glycine powder, we supply feed/food grade/pharma grade.

Glycine gluten free

Yes. Glycine is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide a great dietary supplement that are essential for human health to processed food.

Halal Certified Glycine

Glycine is manufactured by chemical synthesis from formaldehyde or monochloroacetic acid and ammonia. No raw materials of animal origin are used in the production of glycine.

Kosher Certified Glycine

L-Glycine is a amino acid manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as white powder. As a synthesized chemical, L-Valine is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve. Moreover, L-Valine is also regulated as Kosher for Passover.

Glycine MSDS

  • 5.1. Storage: Store in a cool and dry place and Keep away from strong light and heat
  • 5.2. Handling precaution: Keep away from sources of ignition. Ground all equipment containing material.

Side Effect of Glycine

Glycine is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.

Prolonged, excessive consumption might cause hallucinations.

Application and Uses of Glycine

Glycine is a proteinogenic amino acids widely used as nutritional supplements in food and beverage industries. As a nutritional supplements, Glycine can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, agriculture/animal feed, and various other industries.

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