Zinc 30 Zn 65.38

Zinc Gluconate USP Granular

Jost Code: 2959

Zinc Gluconate can be used as a dietary supplement 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 Supplement
Description
white granules
Containers
50 kg / 110 lb. drums; 25 kilogram packs EU only
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Revision Date
01/05/2011
Identification
Test A
Pass Test
Test B
Pass Test
Assay
97.0 - 102.0%
Arsenic (as As)
3 ppm maximum
Cadmium
5 ppm maximum
Chloride
0.05% maximum
Lead
0.8 ppm maximum
Residual Solvents
Meets USP Requirements
pH (1 in 100)
5.5 - 7.5
Reducing substances
1.0% maximum
Sulfate
0.05% maximum
Water
11.6% maximum
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu / gram maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu / gram maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative
Zinc Content
Anhydrous Basis
13.9 - 14.6%
As - Is
12.3 - 14.6%