Potassium 19 K 39.0983

Potassium Gluconate Anhydrous USP Granular

Jost Code: 2655

Synonyms: 2,3,4,5,6-Pentahydroxycaproic acid potassium salt, D-Gluconic acid potassium salt, Potassium D-gluconate

Potassium Gluconate can be used as a dietary ingredient and as a nutrient. This product is known to be used in pharmaceuticals as a potassium source. Potassium works with sodium to normalize heart rhythms and to regulate the body’s waste balance. It also preserves proper alkalinity of body fluids and assists in reducing high blood pressure. Product specifications, SDSs and certifications are available under Additional Information.

Chemical Formula
C6H11KO7
CAS Number
299-27-4
Molecular Weight
234.25
Use
Nutrient; Dietary Ingredient; Pharmaceuticals
Description
White granules
Containers
50 kg/110 lb fiber drums; 25 kg cartons EU only
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Revision Date
04/23/2009
Identification
Test A
Pass
Test B
Pass
Test C
Pass
Assay
97.0 - 103.0%
Heavy Metals
20 ppm maximum
LOD
3.0% maximum
Reducing Substances
1.0% maximum
Residual Solvents
Conforms to USP
Appearance
Pass
Particle Size
Mesh on 16
0% maximum
Mesh On 140
80% minimum
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu/g maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu/g maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative