Zinc 30 Zn 65.38

Zinc Gluconate USP/GB Low HM Granular

Jost Code: 2956

Synonyms: zincum gluconicum

Zinc Gluconate can be used as a dietary ingredient and as a nutrient. Zinc is an important antioxidant nutrient. It is necessary for protein synthesis, wound healing, for blood stability, normal tissue function, and aids in the digestion and metabolism of phosphorus. It also governs the contractility of muscles and maintains the body’s alkaline balance. Product specifications, SDSs and certifications are available under Additional Information.

Chemical Formula
C12H22ZnO14
CAS Number
4468-02-4
Molecular Weight
455.68
Use
Nutrient; Dietary Ingredient
Description
White granules
Containers
50 kg/110 lb drums; 25 kg cartons EU only
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Revision Date
05/05/2021
Identification
Test A
Pass
Test B
Pass
Assay
97.0 - 102.0%
Arsenic
0.5 ppm maximum
Cadmium
0.5 ppm maximum
Chloride
0.05% maximum
Mercury
0.1 ppm maximum
Lead
1 ppm maximum
pH (1%)
5.5 - 7.5
Reducing Substances
1.0% maximum
Residual Solvents
Conforms to USP
Sulfate
0.05% maximum
Water
11.6% maximum
Appearance
Pass
Tapped Bulk Density
0.72 g/ml minimum
Particle Size
Mesh Thru 20
95% minimum
Mesh Thru 40
65% minimum
Mesh Thru 80
40% minimum
Mesh On 100
30% minimum
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu/g maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu/g maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative
Zinc Content (Not a specification - for formulation guidance only.)
As - Is
12.3 - 14.6%