|Characters||It occurs as a white or almost white powder|
|Identification Test (A) Test (B)||Gives reactions of carbonates Gives reactions of bismuth|
|Solubility||Practically insoluble in water and in ethanol (96 per cent). It dissolves with effervescence in mineral acids.|
|Appearance of solution||Solution S is not more opalescent than reference suspension II and is colorless|
|Chlorides||Not more than 500 ppm|
|Nitrates||Not more than 0.4%|
|Alkali and magnesium earth metals||Not more than 1.0%|
|Arsenic||Not more than 5 ppm|
|Copper||Not more than 50 ppm|
|Lead||Not more than 20 ppm|
|Silver||Not more than 25 ppm|
|Loss on drying||Not more than 1.0%|
|Assay||80.0 % to 82.5 % of Bi (dried substance).|
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.
GLP, cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, OHSAS18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.