Calcium Undecylenate USP

Calcium Undecylenate is also known as Undecylenic Acid Calcium Salt. It is derived by the vacuum distillation of castor bean oil.


Calcium undecylenate is used for its anti-fungal properties. It is a very economical anti-fungal agent and is used as an active ingredient in many topical over the counter anti-fungal preparations, both powders and ointments.


Chemical Name: Calcium Undecylenate
Mol. Formula: C22H38O4Ca
Mol. Weight:   406.61 mg/mol
CAS No: 1322-14-1


General Specifications

Test Specification…USP
Characters Fine, white powder, having a characteristic odor.

Test (A)

Test (B)


(a) Responds to the test for calcium.

(b) Specified test. the crystals so obtained melt between 660 and 67.50

Solubility Practically insoluble in water, in ether, in chloroform, in acetone, and in cold alcohol, slightly soluble in hot alcohol
Loss on drying Between 2.0% and 5.7%
Particle size Specified test. not less than 99.0% of it passes through a No. 100 sieve
Free undecylenic acid Not more than 0.1%
Organic volatile impurities Meets the requirements
Residual solvents Meets the requirements
Assay Not less than 98.0% and not more than 102.0%


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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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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