calcium citrate
Category: food additives  Publish Time: 2019-02-16 23:07 

calcium citrate
Tricalcium citrate Tetrahydrate is calcium salt of citric acid, it is a white, odourless, crystalline powder or fine powder. It is slightly soluble in water and freely soluble in diluted hydrochloric acid. The main function is to prevent or treat low blood calcium levels in people who do not get enough calcium from their diets.


[ChemicalName]:2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylateCa3
[Formula]:C12H10Ca3014.4H20
[Molecular weight]:570.50
[Uses]:chelant,buffer,coagulant,calcareous intensified agent.


Product name

Tricalcium citrate Tetrahydrate

cas no.

5785-44-4

 

Einecs No.

212-391-7

item

unit

 

USP37

E333

FCC6

GB1903.14-2016

chracters

 

white crystalline powders

identification

 

pass test

assay

%

97.5-100.5

97.5

97.0-100.5

97.5-100.5

Loss on drying

%

10.0-13.3

14.0

10.0-14.0

10.0-14.0

heavy metals

ppm

20

5

/

/

arsenic

ppm

3

1

/

3

Lead

ppm

10

1

2

2

mercury

ppm

/

1

/

/

insolubles in Hcl

%

0.2

/

/

/

fluoride

ppm

30

30

30

30

oxalate

ppm

/

100

/

100

aluminum

ppm

/

infant food 30
non-infant food

/

/

carbonate

 

/

pass test

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