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Product Name: CALCIUM GLYCEROPHOSPHATE
Cas No:Â 27214-00-2
Molecular Formula:Â C3H7CaO6P
Molecular Weight:Â 210.135 g/mol
Calcium Glycerophosphate is a mineral supplement used to neutralize acidic foods when consumed and to protect teeth.
Calcium glycerophosphate is a salt of glycerophosphoric acid that forms a white, fine, slightly hygroscopic powder. The commercial product is a mixture of calcium beta-, and D-, and L -alpha-glycerophosphate. By FDA, calcium glycerophosphate is considered a generally recognized as safe (GRAS) food ingredient as a nutrient supplement (source of calcium or phosphorus), or in food products such as gelatins, puddings, and fillings. It is also present in dental or oral hygiene products due to its cariostatic effects. It is suggested that calcium glycerophosphate promotes plaque-pH buffering, elevation of plaque and phosphate levels and direct interaction with dental mineral.