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Calcium Propionate

Description

White free flowing powder, hygroscopic.

Product Brief Description

General Information

Molecular Formula – C6H10O4Ca

Molecular Weight – 186.22 gm/mol

CAS No – 4075-81-4

Shelf Life – 36 months

Storage Condition – Keep Well Closed, protected against light, dry and at room temperature

Specifications

Sl. No. PARAMETER SPECIFICATION
1. Description White free flowing powder, hygroscopic.
2. Solubility Soluble in water with faint opalescence.
3. Identification Positive for Calcium.
4. Loss on Drying (at 105°C till constant weight) NMT 5.0% w/w
5. pH (of a 10% w/v suspension) 6.00 – 9.00
6. Arsenic NMT 3.0 ppm
7. Heavy Metals (as Lead) NMT 10.0 ppm
8. Assay (as Calcium) (On Dried Basis) 20.4% w/w – 22.6% w/w

Applications

Category Description
Food Additives

It is used as an food additive which is mainly used as food preservatives.

Cosmetics

Calcium Propionate is used as an preservatives for cosmetics.

Agrochemicals

It is used in agricultural chemicals which is used as fungicides.

Veterinary

It is used as supplement which are mainly for veterinary purposes.

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