Calcium Carbonate

Calcium Carbonate

Test Specification…..IP
Character It occurs as a fine, white, microcrystalline powder.
Identification

Test(A)

Test(B)

 

(a) It gives reaction of calcium salt.

(b)It gives reaction of carbonates.

Substances insoluble in acetic acid Not more than 0.2%
Arsenic Not more than 4 ppm
Heavy Metals Not more than 20 ppm
Barium Specified Test. The solution remain clear for not less than 15 min.
Iron Not more than 200 ppm
Magnesium and alkali metals Not more than 1.0%
Chloride Not more than 250 ppm
Sulfate Not more than 0.3%
Loss on drying Not more than 2.0%
Assay Not less than 98.0% and not more than 100.5%, calculated on dried basis.

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
cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.

Calcium Carbonate

Test Specification…..BP
Characters It occurs as a white or almost white powder.
Identification

(A)Reaction of carbonates

(B) Reaction of calcium

 

a) It gives the reaction of carbonates.

b) 0.2 ml of solution S gives reaction of calcium.

Solubility Practically insoluble in water.
Substances insoluble in acetic acid Not more than 0.2%
Chlorides Not more than 330 ppm
Sulfates Not more than 0.25%
Arsenic Not more than 4 ppm
Barium Specified Test. After at least 15 min, any opalescence in the solution is not more intense than that in a mixture of 10ml of solution and 10ml of distilled water.
Iron Not more than 200 ppm
Magnesium and alkali metals Not more than 1.5%
Heavy metals Not more than 20 ppm
Loss on drying Not more than 2.0%
Assay Not less than 98.5% and not more than 100.5% (dried substances)

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
cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.

Calcium Carbonate

Test Specification…..USP
Characters It occurs as a fine, white, odorless, tasteless, microcrystalline powder
Identification

Test A

 

a) It gives reaction of calcium.

Solubility Practically insoluble in water. Its solubility in water is increased by the presence of any ammonium salt or of carbon dioxide. The presence of any alkali hydroxide reduces its solubility. Insoluble in alcohol. Dissolves with effervescence in 1 N acetic acid, in 3 N hydrochloric acid, and in 2 N nitric acid.
Acid insoluble substances Not more than 0.2%
Arsenic Not more than 3 ppm
Barium Specified test.
Iron Not more than 0.1%
Lead Not more than 3 ppm
Limit of Fluoride Not more than 50 ppm
Limit of Magnesium and alkali salts Not more than 1.0%
Mercury Not more than 0.5 ppm
Loss on drying Not more than 2.0%
Heavy metals Not more than 20 ppm
Residual solvents Meets the requirements
Assay Not less than 98.0% and not more than 100.5% calculated on dried basis.

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
cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.

Calcium Carbonate

Test Specification…..FCC
Characters It occurs as a fine, white or colorless, microcrystalline powder
Identification

Test A

 

Specified Test.

Solubility It is stable in air, and it is practically insoluble in water and in alcohol
Acid insoluble substances Not more than 0.2%
Arsenic Not more than 3 mg/kg
Fluoride Not more than 0.005%
Lead Not more than 3 mg/kg
Loss on Drying Not more than 2%
Magnesium and Alkali Salts Not more than 1%
Assay Not less than 98.0% and not more than 100.5% CaCO3 after drying.

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
cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.

Calcium Carbonate

Test Specification…..ACS
Insoluble in dilute hydrochloric acid Not more than 0.01%
Ammonium hydroxide precipitate Not more than 0.01%
Chloride (Cl) Not more than 0.001%
Fluoride (F) Not more than 0.0015%
Sulfate (SO4) Not more than 0.01%
Ammonium (NH4) Not more than 0.003%
Barium (Ba) Not more than 0.01%
Heavy metals (as Pb) Not more than 0.001%
Iron (Fe) Not more than 0.003%
Magnesium (Mg) Not more than 0.02%
Potassium (K) Not more than 0.01%
Sodium (Na) Not more than 0.1%
Strontium (Sr) Not more than 0.1%
Assay (dried basis) Not less than 99.0% CaCO3

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
cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.