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Calcium Lactate Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications
Calcium Lactate is a mineral salt compound composed of calcium and lactate ions, in different hydration states. It is obtained by reacting lactic acid with calcium carbonate or calcium hydroxide. Calcium lactate is supplied as a white or almost white, crystalline or granular powder.
Synonyms and Trade Names: Calcium bis(2-Hydroxypropanoate; Calcium Dilactate; Calcium Lactate (1:2) Hydrate; Calcium Lactate (1:2) Pentahydrate; E327; 2 Hydroxypropanoic Acid, Calcium Salt; Lactic Acid, Calcium Salt; Propanoic Acid 2-Hydroxy-Calcium Salt (2:1), Hydrate; PURACAL®
Pharmacopoeial Compliance: USP-NF; Ph. Eur; JP; IP
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