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HMB-Calcium, CAS 135236-72-5, Calcium beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate

2021-05-27

The compound β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate calcium, referred to as HMB-Ca, CAS: 135236-72-5, β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyric acid (HMB) is widely present in citrus fruits, some vegetables such as Cauliflower, legumes such as alfalfa and certain fish and seafood. Due to the active nature of HMB, Baolong Chemical uses a synthetic method to convert it into calcium salt-β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate (HMB-Ca); calcium salt has a wide range of uses, such as food additives, dietary additives and so on.


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Basic information
Chinese name β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate calcium
English name Calcium beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (HMB-Ca)
Molecular formula: C10H18CaO6
Molecular weight: 274.32
CAS Registry Number 135236-72-5

Physical and chemical properties
White powder
β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyric acid (g/100g) 77-82
Calcium (g/100g) 12-16
Moisture (g/100g) 5-7.5
Solubility: easily soluble in water
Boiling point: 242.8ºC at 760 mmHg
Flash point: 114.9ºC
Vapor pressure: 0.00567mmHg at 25°C

Security information
Packing level: II
Hazard category: 3
Dangerous goods transport code: UN 1179 3/PG 2
WGK Germany: 1
Hazard category code: R11; R22
Safety instructions: S16; S23
RTECS number: KN4725000
Dangerous goods mark: F; Xn

Technical specification

Appearance

white crystalline powder

Content
 

Main Content

≥99%

among including

HMB Content:≥84%
Ca 2+ :≤16%

Loss on Drying:

≤3%

Heavy Metals

≤10ppm

Mesh Number

100% pass 80meshes


Usage Direction

1) HMB-Ca can be used to promote muscle growth, enhance immunity, reduce cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels in the body to reduce the incidence of coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease, and can also enhance the body's ability to fix nitrogen and maintain protein levels in the body. Widely used [1].
2) It can be added to beverages, milk and dairy products, cocoa products, chocolate and chocolate products, as well as candies, baked goods, and special dietary foods. The recommended amount is still ≤3g/day
3) GRAS certified by the US Food and Drug Administration, the scope of use is medical nutritious food and special diet.

Packing photo
HMB-Ca CAS 135236-72-5