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Copper Gluconate

Manufactured By... Givaudan-Lavirotte

Data Sheet Ref... GU CU****

Date of Issue of Data... September 1991

Copper Gluconate molecule COPPER GLUCONATE... is the copper salt of D-gluconic acid.

FORMULA... C12 H22 Cu O14

MOLECULAR WEIGHT... 453.8 -- Theoretical copper rate is 14.

DESCRIPTION... Blue-green fine powder.

PHARMACOPOEIAS... F.C.C. III -U.S.P. XXII Givaudan Lavirotte's specifications.

SPECIFICATIONS

CHARACTERISTICS

Aqueous solution at 5 %
. Aspect:
. Coloration
. pH

Loss on dessiccation (4 hrs at 105C)

Chlorides
Sulphates
Barium
Saccharose and reducing sugars
Assay as copper (on dry product)

CHARACTERISTICS

Arsenic
Lead
Reducing sugars
Assay (S2O3Na2) (on crude product)

CHARACTERISTICS

Copper identification
Melting point of the gluconic acid phenylhydrazyde
Chlorides
Sulphates
Arsenic
Lead
Reducing substances or dextrose
Assay (S2O3Na2) (on crude product)

REFERENCES OF ANALYTICAL METHODS:

G.L. STANDARDS


O to II (E.P.)
Green-blue
3.5 to 5.5

Not more than 8 %

Not more than 0.0700 %
Not more than 0.1 %
Not more than 0.0200 %
Not more than 1 %
13.0 to 14.5 %

F.C.C. III STANDARDS

Not more than 0.0003 %
Not more than 0.0010 %
Not more than 1 %
98.0 to 102.0 %

U.S.P. XXII STANDARDS

To pass test
195 to 205°C
Not more than 0.07 %
Not more than 0.05 %
Not more than 0.0003 %
Not more than 0.001 %
Not more than 1 %
98.0 to 102.0 %

GU - 86 - NMA - 008, F.C.C. III and U.S.P. XXII

SOLUBILITY Water: very soluble (500 g/l at 20°C). 96°G.L. ethyl alcohol, methyl alcohol, toluene: not very soluble.
Acetone, chloroform: insoluble.

TOXICOLOGY Acute toxicity: LD 50 Orally/rat : 1,710 mg/kg.

SYMBOLS AND INDICATIONS OF DANGER: Harmful product. Label Xn . Phrases R 22 and S 22

PACKING
STORAGE
SHELF LIFE
CUSTOMS TARIFF
CAS NUMBER
EINECS
TRANSPORT-LABELLING
100 x 1, cardboard drum with polyethylene bag lining filled to 50 kg net
Protect from air, heat, humidity and light
3 years
291816000000 N Harmonised system
527 - 09 - 3
Registered (2084082)
Harmful product. Label 6-1A. Danger code 60 - Substance code 2811

The information contained in this guide has been drawn up with care and accuracy from the manufacturer's published literature. It must be considered only as an indication and in no case can I be held responsible for it's content.

I neither endorse nor condem this product. The information as published here is a matter of public record. The information is placed here for the education of those that wish to read it.

BEFORE you obtain or use the material concerned, please ascertain the legality of doing so in your location as the product may or may not be approved in your geographic State or Country.

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Revised... 03 February 2002