|Characters||It occurs as an amorphous, impalpable, pink or reddish brown powder, the color depending on the variety and amount of iron (III) oxide present and the process by which it is incorporated.|
|Identification Test A Test B||1. Yields reaction of carbonates Specified test|
|Solubility||Practically insoluble in water. It dissolves with effervescence in hydrochloric acid|
|Calcium||Specified test. Solution remains clear|
|Soluble Barium salts||Specified test. Solution remains clear|
|Lead||Not more than 150 ppm|
|Chloride||Not more than 0.07%|
|Sulfate||Not more than 0.6%|
|Ethanol soluble dyes||Specified test. The filtrate is colorless|
|Matter insoluble in hydrochloric acid||Not more than 10 mg|
|Water-soluble dyes||Specified test. The filtrate is colorless|
|Residue on Ignition||68.0% to 74.0%|
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.