Calcium Ascorbate – USP/FCC

Item #: CA450
CAS#: [5743-27-1] M.Wt: 426.34
M.Fm: C12H14CaO2.2H2O

Description:
A white to slightly yellow, odorless, crystalline powder. It is soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol, and insoluble in ether. The pH of a 1 in 10 solution is between 6.8 and 7.4.

Specifications:
Assay (anhydrous) …………………………. 98.0 – 100.5%
Identification …………………………. Positive
Heavy metals (as Pb) .………………………… ≤ 10 ppm
Arsenic (as As) …………………………. ≤ 3 ppm
Loss on drying …………………………. ≤ 0.1%
Specific rotation …………………………. +95° – +97°
pH …………………………. 6.8 – 7.4
Oxalate …………………………. Passes test
Fluoride ………………………….≤ 10 ppm
Organic volatile impurities …………………………. Meet the requirement
Note: Complies with USP/FCC standards.
Functional use in foods: Antioxidant

Packaging and Storage:
Preserve in 25 kg drums or cartons. Keep in closed containers in cool, dry conditions.

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