Calcium Acetate Monohydrate

food preservative E263,CAS no. 5743-26-0 HS code291529

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Calcium Acetate Monohydrate E263

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Calcium Acetate Monohydrate, E263, CAS no. 5743-26-0, calcium salt of acetic acid, s a white, odorless, and tasteless crystalline powder. Also known as Calcium acetate, manufacturing process via chemical synthesis, calcium carbonate and acetic acid as raw materials. Calcium acetate used in the food and beverage industry as a food additive, stabilizer, buffer, and sequestrant. Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is mainly used in the production of candy products, desserts, and baked good (bread, cakes, pastries). Calcium Acetate Anhydrous is a white loose powder that is used in the food and beverage industry as a nutritional enhancer. It is used in infant food products, beer, canned vegetables, cheeses, desserts, and processed meats. Calcium Acetate Anhydrous is added to foods and beverages created to reduce phosphate levels in the blood stream. As a professional supplier of Calcium Acetate, we supply Calcium Acetate Monohydrate and Anhydrous feed, food and pharmaceutical grade.

CAS No. : 5743-26-0
Chemical Formula : C4H6CaO4
H.S.code : 291529
E No. : E263
Other name : Calcium salt of acetic acid
Chemical structure  :  Calcium acetate.png

Calcium Acetate powder Specification

Product Calcium Acetate
CAS anhydride :62-54-4; monohydrate  :5743-26-0 INS 263
EINECS 200-540-9  EEC E263
Structure   Molecular
Properties White loose fine powder.Odorless.Slightly bitter taste.Easy  deliquescence .Decomposed into
CaCO3  and acetone when heated to  160 ° C .Soluble in water,slightly soluble in ethanol.
 Item   Standard GB15572-95 JECFA97 FCCV USP35 EP7.0
Content(dry basis) 98.0%~102.0﹪ ≥ 98% 99%~100.5% 99.0%~100.5% 98.0%~102.0%
PH(5%) 6.0~8.0 6 ~ 9
(1 :10)
——– 6.3 ~ 9.6
Water insoluble
——– ≤ 0.3% ——– ——– ——–
Nitrate ——– ——– ——– passed test passed test
Sulfate(GT-30) ≤0.1% ——– ≤0.1﹪ ≤0.06% ≤600ppm
Fluoride ——– ——– ≤0.005% ≤0.005% ——–
Chloride(GT-30) ≤0.05% ——– ≤0.05 ≤0.05% ≤330ppm
Pb ——– ——– ——– ≤0.001% ——–
Heavy metals(as Pb,GT-16-1) ≤0.0025% ≤ 2 mg/kg ≤2mg/kg 0.0025% ≤20ppm
Sr ——– ——– ——– ≤0.05% ≤500ppm
K ——– ——– ——– ≤0.05% ≤0.1%
Na ——– ——– ——– ≤0.5% ≤0.5%
As(GT-3) ≤0.002% ——– ——– ≤3ppm% ≤2ppm
Magnesium &
alkali salt
≤1% ——– ——– ≤0.05% ≤500ppm
Al ——– ——– ——– passed test ≤1ppm
Barium passed test ——– ——– passed test ≤50ppm
≤7% ≤11% (155o
to constant
≤7% ≤7.0% ≤ 7.0%
Application Used as antifungal agent, dough leavening agent, regulator, buffer, tissue improver, curing agent,
nutritional supplement, chelating agent in the food industry such as leavening agent of  baking
products and cakes.Fermentation assistant agent, buffering agent, curing agent (gelation)of
bread and biscuit,tissue modifier of the yeast food meat products  etc..It can increase the
saccharifying power and the fermentation ability when used in brewing.
Dosage GB 14880一94:Cereals and cereal products and beverage  8~16g/kg.
GB 2760一2001:Vinegar  6~8g/kg(as Ca).
FAO/WHO(1984):Edible caseinate,GMP.
FDA,§184.1185(2000):Baking food, gelatin, Pudding, Stuffing,0.2%;Sweet sauce,
Top materials and toppings,0.15%;others 0.0001%.
EEC approves it used in packaging cheese powder, quick-setting jelly powder.
FEMA(mg/kg):Soft drinks 200;Baked food 500.Beverages and milk beverages 0.6~0.8g/kg ;
Cereals and cereal  products1.6~3.2g/kg; Infant food 3.0~6.0g/kg
Packaging Net weight: 25kg,paper-plastic bag or woven bag lined with PE bag,can also be customized
according to customer‘s requirements of packaging.
Storage  Stored in cool, dry and ventilated place.Must not be loaded and transported with toxic, hazardous
and polluting substances.

As a professional supplier of Calcium Acetate, we supply Calcium Acetate Monohydrate and Anhydrous feed, food and pharmaceutical grade can provide HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates for this product

Price trend of Calcium Acetate Monohydrate

Upstream: Prices of upstream acetic acid are stable and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Calcium Acetate Monohydrate manufacturers didn’t change much.
Downstream: Downstream demand is pretty stable.
Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Calcium Acetate Monohydrate will be stable in the coming months.

Food Grade: Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is widely used as texture stabilizer in food industries. food grade Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is available as fine powder(>99% purity).

Calcium Acetate Monohydrate gluten free

Yes. Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide better appearance and longer shelf-life to processed meat.

Halal Certified Calcium Acetate Monohydrate

Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is a calcium salt of acetic acid. As a synthesized chemical, Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is general recognized as halal. We will still audit another 2 key points to make sure that our Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is 100% halal: Are there any pig products used in manufacturing process of this ingredient? Does the ingredient contain Alcohol (impure) or other haraam ingredients?

Kosher Certified Calcium Acetate Monohydrate

Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is a calcium salt of acetic acid. As a synthesized chemical, Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve. Moreover, Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is also regulated as Kosher for Passover.

Calcium Acetate Monohydrate MSDS

  • 5.1. Storage: stored in a cool and dry place and kept away from strong light and heat.
  • 5.2. Handling precaution: Avoid handling which leads to dust formation. In common with many organic chemicals, may form flammable dust clouds in air. Avoid skin and eye contact and breathing in dust.

Side Effect of Calcium Acetate Monohydrate

Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is perfectly safe for using as food additives.

No significant side effects reported.

Generally recognized as safe(GRAS) is a FDA designation that a specific substance or ingredient is generally considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements.

Application and Uses of Calcium Acetate Monohydrate

Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is a common form of Calcium Acetate widely used as preservative in food production. As a nutritional preservative, Calcium Acetate Monohydrate can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, pharmaceutical, and various other industries.

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