Calcium Levulinate USP
Calcium Levulinate is a hydrated calcium salt of levulinic acid; it has the usual effects of calcium administered orally or intravenously.
Calcium levulinate is used in treatment of calcium deficiency. It is use as a spray in orchards, constituting a poison hazard for livestock.
Chemical Name: Calcium Levulinate
Mol. Formula: C10H14CaO6·2H2O
Mol. Weight: 306.32 mg/mol
CAS No: 5743-49-7
|Characters||White, crystalline or amorphous, powder.|
(a) Responds to the test for calcium.
(b) Specified test. a precipitate of iodoform is produced
|Solubility||Freely soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol, insoluble in ether and in chloroform.|
|Melting range||Between 1190 and 1250|
|pH||Between 7.0 and 8.5|
|Loss on drying||Between 10.5% and 12.0%|
|Heavy metals||Maximum 0.002%|
|Reducing sugars||Specified test. no red precipitate is formed immediately|
|Organic volatile impurities||Meets the requirements|
|Residual solvents||Meets the requirements|
|Assay||Not less than 97.5% and not more than 100.5%|
Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.
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