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Product Information
TRI CALCIUM PHOSPHATE - FOOD / PHARMA / DENTAL GRADE
Synonyms - Tricalcium Phosphate, Tribasic calcium Phosphate, Calcium phosphate tri basic,
Tricalcium orthophosphate, Tri Calcium Phosphate
 
DESCRIPTION
USES
Tricalcium Phosphate is a white, odorless, tasteless powder.
It is Stable in air.
Cereals
Flow conditioner for powdered materials such as icing sugar & dry base sugar for soups and drinks
   
NON – HYGROSCOPIC POWDER
Ceramic
Ceramic opacifier
CAS INDEX NAME
Phosphoric Acid , Calcium Salt
7758-87-4
Dentifrice
As a Polishing Agent
   
E NUMBER :
341 iii
Pharmaceuticals
In the manufacture of Pharmaceuticals Tablets & as a source of calcium & phosphorus in nutrition supplement.
   
STORAGE
Store at room temperature
Food
Fortification of cereals and other processed foods.
   
SHIPPING POINTS
Mumbai
SHELF LIFE
36 months
   
PACKING
25 Kgs net weight HDPE Sacks
LABEL DECLARATION
Tricalcium Phosphate
   
MANUFACTURING LOCATION
TYPICAL PROPERTIES
Ambala, Haryana, INDIA
pH
5.0 to 7.5
Calcium
34.0% to 40.0%
Organic impurities
Absent
 
Practically insoluble in water but readily soluble in dilute Hcl & Nitric Acid, insoluble in alcohol.
 
SPECIFICATIONS 
 
Molecular Formula : Ca5(OH)(PO4)3                      Molecular Wt : 502.31
 

Sr. No.

Test

Standards

1.

COLOUR

WHITE AMORPHOUS POWDER

2.

SOLUBILITY

PRACTICALLY INSOLUBLE IN ALCOHOL AND SOLUBLE IN DILUTE HYDROCHLORIC ACID AND DILUTE NITRIC ACID.

3.

IDENTIFICATION

TO CONFIRM    TEST A
                          TEST B

4.

LOSS ON IGNITION

MAXIMUM 8.0 %

5.

ACID-INSOLUBLE SUBSTANCES

MAXIMUM 0.2 %

6.

CARBONATE

TO CONFIRM TEST

7.

CHLORIDE

MAXIMUM 0.14 %

8.

FLUORIDE

MAXIMUM 75 PPM

9.

SULPHATE

MAXIMUM 0.5 %

10.

ARSENIC

MAXIMUM 3 PPM

11.

BARIUM

TO CONFIRM TEST

12.

HEAVY METALS

HEAVY METALS

13.

NITRATE

TO CONFIRM TEST

14.

pH (20%)

MEETS THE REQUIREMENT AS PER USP.

15.

ASSAY

MINIMUM 90% MAXIMUM 100.5%

16.

ASSAY AS CALCIUM

MINIMUM 34.0 % & MAXIMUM 40.0 %

17.

LEAD

MAXIMUM 0.3 PPM

18.

WATER SOLU

SUBSTANCE : MAXIMUM 0.5 %

19.

LOSS ON DRYING

MAXIMUM 2.0 % (at 150oC)

20.

MICROBIAL PURITY
(a) TOTAL COMBINED YEAST & MOLD COUNTS
b) E.COLI
c) SALMONELLA


MAXIMUM 100 CFU/GM

SHOULD BE NEGATIVE
SHOULD BE NEGATIVE

 

   

PARTICLE

SIZE

GRANULAR

SIEVE ANALYSIS 20 # BSS (800 MICRON)
(Retained on) 40 # BSS (390 MICRON)
100 # BSS (150 MICRON)
300 # BSS ( 53 MICRON)

Nil
15 % Max.
70 % Min.
95 % Min.

95% passing through 200
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