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


General Specifications

Test Specification…USP
Characters  White, crystalline or amorphous, powder.

Test (A)

Test (B)


(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%
Chloride Maximum 0.07%
Sulfate Maximum 0.05%
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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