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Activated Charcoal

Test Specification…IP
Appearance It occurs as a black substance, varying in particle size from coarse granules to a fine powder.
Solubility It is insoluble in water and in organic solvents.
Acidity or alkalinity Passes test
Acid insoluble substances The residue weighs not more than 30mg
Ethanol-soluble substances Maximum 8mg
Alkali soluble colored matter Passes test
Chlorides Maximum 0.14%
Sulphates Maximum 450ppm
Sulphide Passes test
Uncarbonized constituents Passes test
Copper Maximum 25ppm
Lead Maximum 10ppm
Zinc Maximum 25ppm
Sulphated ash Maximum 5%
Loss on drying Maximum 15%
Adsorbing power Not less than 40%
Test Specification…USP
Appearance A black light powder, free from grittiness
Solubility Practically insoluble in all usual solvents
Microbial enumeration tests Escherichia Coli and Salmonella are absent
Loss on drying Not more than 15%
Residue on ignition Not more than 4%
Acid soluble substances Maximum 3.5%
Chloride Maximum 0.2%
Sulphate Maximum 0.2%
Sulphide Passes test
Cyanogen compounds Passes test
Heavy metals Maximum 0.005%
Uncarbonized constituents Passes test
Organic volatile impurities Passes test
Residual solvents Passes test

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
GLP, cGMP (FDA) Approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 17025, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, Halal and Kosher certified.
We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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