Zinc Gluconate

Zinc Gluconate is a salt of Zinc and Gluconic acid, commonly used as a dietary supplement. The chemical formula  C12H22O14Zn and UPAC name is Zinc 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate. The molecular weight is 448.49 g/mol. Zinc gluconate is a white, crystalline powder that is soluble in water. It has a neutral pH. Zinc gluconate contains one zinc ion and one gluconate ion, linked by an ionic bond. The zinc ion has a coordination number of six and is surrounded by six oxygen atoms from the gluconate ion.

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The synonym of this API are Zinc 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate; Zinc(2+) gluconate; Zinc gluconate dihydrate. Additionally Zinc gluconate is a highly soluble compound and is readily absorbed by the body. It is well-tolerated and considered safe when taken at recommended doses. However, excessive intake of zinc can lead to toxicity, so it is important to consult a healthcare professional before taking it as a supplement. Remarkable point is West Bengal Industries Limited is one of the few reliable and genuine Zinc Gluconate Manufactures in India for last 60 years in pharmaceutical sector. Zinc gluconate is easily absorbed by the body and is well tolerated. It is commonly used in lozenge form to treat colds and sore throats, as zinc has been shown to shorten the duration of cold symptoms. Zinc gluconate is also used to treat skin conditions such as acne and to support healthy skin and vision.

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Molecular Formula – C12H22O14Zn

Molecular Weight – 455.7 gm/mol

CAS No – 331242-75-2

Shelf Life – 36 months 

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Storage Condition – Keep Well Closed, protected against light, dry and at room temperature

Additional Info – 

1. Description White hygroscopic powder
2. Solubility Partly soluble in water
3. Identification Positive for Zinc & Glycine
4. Arsenic NMT 3 ppm
5. Heavy Metals NMT 10 ppm
6. Loss on Drying (at 105°C till constant weight) NMT 7.5% w/w
7. Assay (as Zinc) (On Dried Basis) 25.0% w/w – 29.0% w/w
Zinc Gluconate Zinc Gluconate is used for making cold symptoms less severe or in shorter duration. It includes cough, sneezing, sore throat, stuffy nose, and a hoarse voice.
Food Additives Zinc Gluconate (as nutrient supplement) is added to food products.
Cosmetics It is used in deodorant & skin conditioning.
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