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Magnesium Citrate

Test Specification...BP
Characters It occurs as a white or almost white, fine, slightly hygroscopic powder.
Identification

Test A

Test B

Test C

Test D

(a)It responds to the test for citrate

(b)It responds to the test for magnesium

(c) Test for pH- Between 6.0 and 8.5

(d) Loss on drying – not more than 3.5%

Solubility Soluble in water, practically insoluble in ethanol (96%). It dissolves in dilute hydrochloric acid
pH Between 6.0 and 8.5
Appearance of Solution Solution is not more opalescent than reference suspension III and not more intensely colored than reference solutions Y7or BY6
Oxalates Not more than 280ppm
Loss on drying Not more than 3.5%
Sulfates Not more than 0.2%
Heavy metals Not more than 10ppm
Iron Not more than 100ppm
Calcium Not more than 0.2%
Assay Not less than 15.0% and not more than 16.5% of Magnesium (Mg), calculated on dried basis.
Test Specification...USP
Character It occurs as a white powder.
Identification

Test(A)

Test(B)

(a)Specified Test. It gives the reaction of magnesium.

(b)Specified Test. It gives the reaction of citrate.

pH Between 5 to 9
Chloride Not more than 0.05%
Sulfate Not more than 0.2%
Heavy Metals Not more than 50 ppm
Arsenic Not more than 3 ppm
Iron Not more than 200 ppm
Calcium Not more than 1% on dried basis.
Loss on drying Not more than 2%
Residual solvents Meets the requirement.
Assay Not less than 14.5% and not more than 16.4% 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
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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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