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Tannic acid

  • Product Name : Tannic acid
  • Grade : IP / BP / USP
  • Therapeutic Category : Astringent agent
  • CAS No : 1401-55-4
  • COA : Available
  • MSDS : Available

Description

Tannic acid is found in the nutgalls formed by insects on twigs of certain oak trees (Quercus infectoria and other Quercus species). It is removed and used as medicine.

 

Historically, tannic acid was used along with activated charcoal and magnesium oxide in the “universal antidote,” formerly used for poisoning. These three ingredients in combination were believed to work better at absorbing poisons than any of the ingredients alone. Unfortunately, the activated charcoal soaked up the tannic acid, more or less inactivating it. This made the combination less effective.

 

These days, people apply tannic acid directly to the affected area to treat cold sores and fever blisters, diaper rash and prickly heat, poison ivy, ingrown toenails, sore throat, sore tonsils, spongy or receding gums, and skinrashes; and to stop bleeding.

 

Specification:

 

Items

Specifications

Appearance

Light yellow powder

Purity

92% min

Loss on drying

9.0% max

Residue on ignition

0.1% max

Heavy metal

20ppm max

Arsenic

3ppm max

Total color

2.0max

 

 Packaging details:

 

Packaging details:

25kg/drum with double plastic bags inside; packed in a cardboard drum or fiber HDPE drum.

Storage:

Stored in a clean, cool, dry area; keep away from moisture and strong, direct light/heat

Shelf Life:

5 years if sealed and store away from direct sun light.

Additional Information

The most common markets for this product include the following countries. Please inquire with us if your country or region is not listed:

Asia: Afghanistan, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Syria, Philippines, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Iran, Tajikistan, etc.

Africa: South Africa, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Libya, Sudan, Congo, Gambia, Ivory Coast , etc.

North & South America: USA, Canada, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Argentina, Guatemala, Guyana, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela , Brazil, Bahamas, Ecuador, etc .

Europe: Austria , Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom (UK) , Latvia, etc.

OCEANIA: Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, etc.

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