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Calcium Acetate

Calcium acetate is the acetate salt of calcium with the chemical formula C4H6CaO4. The common name for calcium acetate is calcium acetate. Anhydrous calcium acetate is very hygroscopic, so common calcium acetate exists in the form of monohydrate (Ca(CH3COO)2.H2O, CAS [5743-26-0]).

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Used as food stabilizer, chelating agent, mildew inhibitor, buffer, flavoring agent, corrosion inhibitor

Storage conditions

Store in dry & Sheltered warehouse with good ventilation

Shelf life

18 months

Product Details:

Application areas

It is used as a food stabilizer, chelating agent, mildew inhibitor, buffer, flavoring agent, and corrosion inhibitor; calcium acetate is also a good food calcium fortifier, with better absorption than inorganic calcium. It can be used in infant and young child food, the dosage is 33.0~6.0g/kg (calculated as elemental calcium, the same below); in cereals and their products, the dosage is 1.6~3.2g/kg;


Application Standard GB1903.15-2016 Q/370421SYT019-2022 E263
Content(on dry basis) ,%  98.0-102.0 ≥98.0 ≥98.0
Sulfate, %  ≤0.1 ≤0.1 ≤0.1
Chloride,%  ≤0.05 ≤0.05  \
lead (Pb)  ≤2.0 ≤2.0 ≤2.0
Arsenic(As),mg/kg  ≤2.0, ≤2.0 ≤3.0
Moisture, (KF)%  ≤7.0 ≤7.0 ≤11.0
Fluoride, %  ≤0.005% 50mg/Kg  \
PH(20g/L)  6.0-8.0 6.0-8.0 6.0-9.0
Mercury, mg/Kg  \  \ ≤1.0
Water insoluble , % \  \ ≤0.3
Product Usage 1. In food industry, it is used as antifungal agent, leavening agent, dough conditioner, buffer, tissue modifier, curing agent, nutritional supplement, chelating agent, etc. For example, baking products, cake leavening agents, bread, biscuits of fermentation AIDS, buffers, pectin curing agents (gel effect), yeast feed, meat products, tissue improver, etc.

2. It can increase saccharifying power and fermentation ability.

Recommended dosage 1. Cereals and its products, beverages 8 -16g/kg.

2. Vinegar, 6-8g/kg (calculated by CA).

3. Baked food, gelatin, pudding, stuffing, 0.2%; sweet sauce, top material and pouring material, 0.15%.
4. Beverage and milk beverage 0.6- 0.8g/kg cereal and its products 1.6 -3.2g/kg infant food 3.0-6.0g/kg.

Packaging A.25kg/bag, paper plastic composite bag or woven bag.
B. Nylon ton bag packaging; can also be customized according to customer requirements.
Storage It shall be stored in a cool, dry and ventilated place and shall not be mixed with toxic chemicals for transportation and storage.

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