Sodium acetate trihydrate USP/Ph.Eur/BP PARENTEX PLUS 500GM Go Back


: 6131-90-4

Molecular Formula


Molecular Weight

: 136.08
Appearance: Colorless, transparent crystals, or white, granular crystalline powder, or white flakes
Solubility: Very soluble in water, soluble in ethanol (96%)
Identification (For Acetates): A blue precipitate should form or dark blue colour should devlope
Identification (Sodium): A dence white precipitate should form
Identification (By Loss on drying): 39.0% - 40.5%
Appearance of solution: Clear and colourless solution
pH: 7.5 - 9.0
Reducing substances: A pink colour should persist for atleast 1h
Chlorides: NMT 200ppm
Sulphate (SO4): NMT 50 ppm
Arsenic (As): NMT 2ppm
Calcium(Ca)&Magnesium(Mg): NMT 50ppm
Calcium(Ca)& Magnesium(Mg): No turbidity should produce within 5 min
Iron (Fe): NMT 10ppm
Loss on drying,120°C: 38.0% - 41.0%
Loss on drying at 130°C: 39.0% - 40.5%
Assay (Dried substance): 99.0% - 101.0%
Insoluble matter: NMT 0.05%
Potassium (K): No precipitate should form
Aluminium (Al): NMT 0.2 ppm
Total aerobic microbial count: NMT 100 CFU/gm
Total Yeast and mold count: NMT 10 CFU/gm
Escherichia coli: Should be absent/gm
Pseud. aeruginosa: Should be absent/gm
Staphylococcus aureus: Should be absent/gm
Bile-tolerant gram negative bacteria: Should be absent/gm
Salmonella: Should be absent/10 gm
Bacterial endotoxin test: NMT 0.5 EU/mg
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