Calcium Citrate USP

Calcium citrate is the supplement of calcium, it is easily absorbed and digested by the body more effectively than calcium carbonate, particularly in the elderly, and appears to be more effective than calcium carbonate in preventing osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.

CALCIUM CITRATE USP is an odorless white powder and the calcium salt of citric acid. It is used as a water softener and food preservative. Spectrum Chemical manufactured USP products are manufactured, packaged and stored under current Good Manufacturing Practices

Synonym 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-,calcium salt.
CAS No. 5785-44-4
Molecular Formula C12H10Ca3O14, 4H2O
Molecular Weight 570.49
Description White, odorless, crystalline powder.
Specifications Solubility Slightly soluble in water; freely soluble in diluted 3NHCl & in diluted 2NHNO3.
Identification A & B : Conform
Loss on Drying (150oC for 4hrs.) 10.0% to 13.3%
Arsenic Max. 3 microgram/g
Fluoride Max. 0.003%
Acid insoluble substances Max. 0.02%
Lead Max. 0.001%
Heavy metals Max. 0.002%
Residual solvents Meets the requirements
Assay [Ca3(C6H5O7)2] 97.5% to 100.5%
Packing 25kg & 50kg Fiber Drum