Sodium acetate trihydrate Ph. Eur., BP, USP

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Synonyms: Acetic acid sodium salt trihydrate

27649.297EA 54.5 EUR
27649.297 27649.468
Sodium acetate trihydrate Ph. Eur., BP, USP
Sodium acetate trihydrate

Appearance: White or almost white, crystalline powder or colourless crystals.

Caution: Not for use as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Formula: H₃CCOONa·3H₂O
MW: 136,08 g/mol
Boiling Pt: 120…123 °C (1013 hPa)
Melting Pt: 58 °C
Density: 1,4 g/cm³ (20 °C)
Storage Temperature: Ambient
MDL Number: MFCD00071557
CAS Number: 6131-90-4
EINECS: 204-823-8
Merck Index: 12,08711

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Specification Test Results

Appearance Conforms (see CoA/CoS)
Heavy metals (as Pb) Max. 10 ppm
Residual solvents Passes test
Cd (Cadmium) Max. 1 ppm
Co (Cobalt) Max. 1 ppm
Hg (Mercury) Max. 2 ppm
Ni (Nickel) Max. 1 ppm
Pb (Lead) Max. 2 ppm
V (Vanadium) Max. 3 ppm
Conforms to Ph.Eur./USP/BP Passes test
Ph.Eur./BP specifications:
Assay (dried substance) [Ph.Eur./BP] 99,0 --> 101,0 %
Identification A Passes test Ph.Eur./BP
Identification B Passes test Ph.Eur./BP
Identification C Passes test Ph.Eur./BP
Appearance of solution Passes test Ph.Eur./BP
pH (5 %) [Ph.Eur./BP] 7,5 --> 9,0
Reducing substances Passes test Ph.Eur./BP
Cl (Chloride) [Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 200 ppm
SO4 (Sulphate) [Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 200 ppm
As (Arsenic) [Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 2 ppm
Ca and Mg (as Ca) [Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 50 ppm
Fe (Iron) [Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 10 ppm
Loss on drying (130°C) [Ph.Eur./BP] 39,0 --> 40,5 %
USP specifications:
Assay (calculated on dried basis) [USP] 99,0 --> 101,0 %
Identification A Passes test USP
Identification B Passes test USP
Cl (Chloride) [USP] Max. 350 ppm
SO4 (Sulphate) [USP] Max. 50 ppm
Calcium and magnesium Passes test USP
K (Potassium) Passes test USP
pH [USP] 7,5 --> 9,2
Loss on drying (120°C) [USP] 38,0 --> 41,0 %
Insoluble matter [USP] Max. 0,05 %

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