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Cytoguard® LA 2X

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Ingredient Name: Lauric Arginate (LAE)
Function: Anti-Microbial Agent
Ingredient Origin: Natural Origin
Physical Form: Liquid
Labeling Claims: Natural, Clean Label, Naturally Derived, Non-Toxic
Features: Broad pH Stability, Antimicrobial, Anti-Bacterial
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Identification & Functionality

Ingredient Name
Ingredient Origin
Natural Origin
Food Ingredients Functions
Lauric Arginate (LAE)
Food Additive Number
E 243, INS 243
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Cytoguard® LA 2X Features & Benefits

  • High water solubility
  • Activity over a wide pH range (3-7)
  • GRAS and non-toxic
  • Effective against a wide range of bacteria

Applications & Uses


The preferred method of application of CytoGuard™ LA 2X is through the SLIC® (Sprayed Lethality In Container) process. Due to its high activity and wide pH stability range, CytoGuard™ LA 2X can be used at low dosages with no perceptible impact on flavor.


Physical Form
Translucent yellow
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH Value (1% Solution)2 - 4--
Active Ingredient Content (Lauric Arginate)20 ± 1%-
Moisturemax. 10%-
Viscositymax. 500cPs-
Microbiological Values
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Bacillus Subtillis23--
Candida Albicans69--
Escherichia Coli46--
Listeria Monocytogenes46--
Pseudomonas Aeruginosa92--
Salmonella SSP46--
Staphylococcus Aureus23--
Staphylococcus Epid46--

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Packaging Information

Available in 20 kg pails, 220 kg drums, and 1280 kg totes

Storage & Handling

Storage and Shelf Life

CytoGuard™ LA 2X has a maximum shelf life of 1 year when stored in a cool environment, avoid storage temperatures above 30°C (86°F) and below 4°C (39°F)

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