Pharm-Rx Calcium Carbonate - FCC / E-170 (USP)

Pharm-Rx Calcium Carbonate - FCC / E-170 (USP) standards, is a versatile ingredient suitable for vegan and vegetarian foods. With BSE-free, ethylene oxide-free, GMO-free, halal, irradiation-free, kosher, and pesticide-free attributes, it ensures high-quality formulations. This powder serves various functions, including anti-caking agent, food coloring, leavening agent, dough conditioner, and pigment, making it valuable for both food and pharmaceutical applications.

Ingredient Name: Calcium Carbonate

Chemical Name: Calcium Carbonate

CAS Number: 471-34-1

Functions: Antacid, Anti-Caking Agent, Dough Conditioner, Flow Promoter, Food Coloring, Leavening Agent, Mineral Source, Pigment

Mineral Type: Calcium

Dosage Form: Gummies, Tablets

Synonyms: CaCO3

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    Physical Form
    Fine, white, microcrystalline powder.
    Insoluble in
    Water, Alcohol
    Physical Properties
    ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
    Particle Size (through sieve 325 mesh)min. 99.5%
    Particle Size (through sieve 500 mesh)min. 98.5%
    Bulk Density0.45 - 0.8g/cc
    Tapped Densitymin. 0.95g/cc
    Microbiological Values
    ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
    Total Aerobic Countmax. 1000CFU/g
    Yeasts & Molds Countmax. 100CFU/g
    Escherichia coliNegative/g
    Staphylococcus aureusNegative/g
    Pseudomonas aeruginosaNegative/g
    Chemical Analysis
    ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
    Lead Contentmax. 1ppm
    Aluminium Contentmax. 25ppm
    Cadmium Contentmax. 0.5ppm
    Mercury Contentmax. 0.5ppm
    Arsenic Contentmax. 1.0ppm
    Acid Insoluble Substancesmax. 0.2%
    Sb + Cu + Cr + Zn + Bamax. 100ppm
    Sulfatesmax. 0.25%
    Chloride Contentmax. 330ppm
    Iron Contentmax. 200ppm
    Barium Contentmax. 100ppm
    Magnesium & Alkali Contentmax. 1%
    Fluoridemax. 50ppm
    Loss on Drying (at 200°C, 4 hr)max. 2%
    Assay (as Calcium, dry basis)min. 39.4%
    Assay (as CaCO₃, dry basis)min. 98.5%

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    25 kgs Polypropylene bags with Plastic inner liner

    Storage & Handling

    Storage Conditions

    Preserve in well closed containers