Protect your products with our antimicrobials from citrus extracts

Biosecur® antimicrobials are a unique range of citrus extracts rich in bioflavonoids and polyphenols. They are consumer friendly and can remove the need for ingredients such as sorbates and benzoates. They improve product quality through inhibition of pathogens and spoilage organisms, protecting and extending shelf life in application. They are extracted from citrus fruits through a proprietary process and may be labelled as natural citrus extract and glycerin in application.


    • FDA GRAS approved
    • Organic options available
    • Clean label replacement for traditional synthetic ingredients
    • Natural shelf life protection and extension 
    • Effective against gram (-) and gram (+) bacteria, yeasts and molds
    • Water soluble


  • Food
  • Beverage

Product Information:

BIOSECUR® Food Active Ingredient F440D
Label Glycerin (carrier), Citrus Extract
Form Liquid 
Use Rate 0.01 – 0.15%
Point of Difference Most Concentrated
Packaging Options  10kg
FoodGARD® F410B

Glycerin (carrier), Citrus Extract, Fructooliosaccharide (stabilizer), Lauric Arginate

Form Liquid 
Use Rate 0.1 – 0.2%
Point of Difference Additional Synergistic Effects
Packaging Options  10kg 
BIOSECUR® Organic Active Ingredient A520D

Glycerin (carrier), Citrus Extract

Form Liquid 
Use Rate 0.01 – 0.15%
Point of Difference Made with Organic Ingredients – ECOCERT Certified
Packaging Options  10kg 

Ingredient PPM required to inhibit growth in vitro:

  FoodGARD® F410B Biosecur® Food Active Ingredient F440D Biosecur® Organic Active Ingredient A520D
  Reference dosage in final product: ▪ < 2,000 ppm < 1,500 ppm < 1,500 ppm
Pathogenic Bacteria Listeria monocytogenes <250 <100 <100
  Escherichia coli 0157:H7 500 800 800
  Klebsiella pneumoniae
<250 400 400
  Pseudomonas aeroginaso
2,000 1,500 1,500

Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium
500 400 400
 Spoilage Yeast Debaromyces hansenii
<250 <100 <100
  Candida tropicalis
<250 <100 <100
  Zygosaccharomyce s rouxii
1,000 200 200
  Zygosaccharomyce s baili 250 <100 <100
  Saccharomyces cerevisiae
500 <100 <100

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