Calcium 20 Ca 40.078

Calcium Hydroxide Low Aluminum USP Powder

Jost Code: 2210

Synonyms: slaked lime

Calcium Hydroxide can be used in pharmaceutical applications. Calcium is vital for strong bone and teeth formation. It also helps to maintain a regular heartbeat and transmission of nerve impulses. Product specifications, SDSs and certifications are available under Additional Information.

Chemical Formula
Ca(OH)2
CAS Number
1305-62-0
Molecular Weight
74.1
Use
Nutrient; Dietary Ingredient
Description
Fine, white powder with characteristic odor
Containers
50 kg/110 lb fiber drums; 25 kg carton EU only
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Revision Date
02/24/2009
Identification
Test A
Pass
Test B
Pass
Assay
95.0% - 100.5%
Acid-Insoluble Substances
0.5% maximum
Carbonate
Pass
Magnesium and alkali salts
4.8% maximum
Fluoride
0.005% maximum
Lead
0.1 ppm maximum
Aluminum
1 ppm maximum
Arsenic
1 ppm maximum
Heavy Metals
20 ppm maximum
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu/g maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu/g maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative