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Calcium D-Saccharate Tetrahydrate: Definition, Uses, Benefits

Calcium D-saccharate tetrahydrate is commonly used as a source of calcium in nutritional supplements, so it has a wide range of applications. So do you know other information about D-saccharate acid calcium tetrahydrate? Such as definition, main uses, chemical and physical properties, etc. In this article, Natural Micron will introduce D-saccharate acid calcium tetrahydrate in detail.

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What Is Calcium D-Saccharate Tetrahydrate?

Calcium D-saccharate acid tetrahydrate is a compound obtained by the reaction of calcium hydroxide and D-saccharate acid. This compound is primarily used in the pharmaceutical and dietary supplement industries. Due to its high calcium content, it is used as a source of calcium in nutritional supplements.

The calcium D-saccharate tetrahydrate chemical exists in the form of crystals with four molecules of water (H2O) bound to its structure. Appearance: white to off-white, odorless, crystalline powder or granules.

This form is very stable under normal conditions but can break down when exposed to high temperatures or moisture.

The crystalline form of Calcium D-saccharate tetrahydrate is processed into a variety of pharmaceutical or dietary supplement formulations, where it ensures consistent dosing and easy production.

The CAS number of D-calcium glycolate tetrahydrate is 5793-89-5. It also has many other names, such as D-glucaric acid calcium salt, D-saccharic acid calcium salt, Calcium D-glucarate, CalciuM Saccharate, etc.

Other physical and chemical properties are as follows:

Molecular formula: C6H14CaO9
Molecular weight: 270.25
EINECS number: 611-592-0
Melting point: >185oC(dec.)
Specific rotation: 20.5º(C=6%IN5MHCL)
Storage conditions: Store in a dry and ventilated place at room temperature. Preserved in original tight-closed containers. Keep away from light and heating.
Solubility: Aqueous Acid(Sparingly, Sonicated)
Form: Powder
Color: White
Optical activity: [α]20/D+20.5±2°,c=6%in5MHCl
Water solubility: Soluble in water(0.43g/L).
Merck: 13,1705
BRN: 3821334
Stability: Hygroscopic
LogP: -1.456(est)

What Are Calcium D-Saccharate Tetrahydrate Uses?

Calcium D-saccharate tetrahydrate is widely used in the fields of food, health products, pharmaceuticals, and daily chemical products as an emulsifier, stabilizer, etc. The following is its detailed application introduction.

  • Preparation of biodegradable cleaning agents, and metal complexing agents.
  • Preparation of biodegradable high tensile strength fibers, films, adhesives, and plant fertilizers.
  • Recent research has found that Calcium D-saccharate tetrahydrate has also been shown to have anti-tumor and cholesterol-lowering effects. Its main mechanism of action may be through its ability to enhance the body’s detoxification of toxins and carcinogens.
  • At present, Calcium D-saccharate tetrahydrate is widely used in calcium gluconate injection, mainly as a stabilizer.
  • Used as a calcium supplement in pharmaceutical formulations.
  • It is used as a food additive to fortify products such as cereals, juices, and dairy alternatives, helping to increase their calcium content.
  • It serves as an excipient in pharmaceutical preparations, providing bulk and aiding in the binding of tablets or capsules.
  • Due to the alkaline properties of Calcium D-saccharate tetrahydrate, it can act as a buffering agent in medications or supplements, stabilizing the pH levels in the formulation.
  • Acts as an antacid to help neutralize excess stomach acid.
  • In agriculture, it is used as a calcium supplement in animal feed to ensure the bone development and health of animals.

What Are Calcium D-Saccharate Tetrahydrate Benefits?

  • It is white particles with a specific smell. It has a slightly sweet taste, is non-toxic, wheat-free, and highly safe.
  • Slowly soluble in most solvents, such as water, ethanol, and ether, while other alkaline solvents have less effect on the dissolution of D-saccharate acid calcium tetrahydrate.
  • The solubility of D calcium glycolate tetrahydrate is very low, and the pH value of the solution is stable at 5.6, which is stable.
  • It is easily soluble in hot water and has good miscibility and dispersibility in hot water mixing, while its solubility in cold water is low.
  • It has good hydrothermal dispersibility, can resist heat shrinkage, can functionally attach to other particles after heat treatment, and can adjust the physical properties of dextrin.
  • It has good heat solubility, can adjust the wettability and consistency of CMC and PG in food, and can adjust the moisture composition, helping to prevent spoilage and reduce the impact of mold growth on quality.
  • Contains soluble dietary fiber, which helps improve intestinal motility, blood circulation, and intestinal health. It can aid digestion, promote nutrient absorption, and reduce health risks.
  • It has the functions of thickening, flame retardant, and controlling water-active substances, and can be used in the production of food, drugs, and cosmetics.

In The End

Calcium D-saccharate tetrahydrate is one of the main products developed by Natural Micron. In the future, it will definitely have a wider range of applications. If you need calcium D-saccharate acid tetrahydrate, please contact us in time. Natural Micron provides free samples for your testing and professional technical support.

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Calcium D-Saccharate Tetrahydrate (CAS: 5793-89-5)

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