Agent Name

Calcium levulinate

CAS Number

591-64-0

Formula

C5-H8-O3.1/2Ca

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Calcium levulinate anhydrous; Calcium 4-oxopentanoate; Calcium Pharmacon; Calcium-Diasporal; Flanthin; Laevucalcin; Levucal; Levulin calcid; Levulinic acid, calcium salt; Mil-U-cal; Calcium bis(4-oxovalerate); Pentanoic acid, 4-oxo-, calcium salt; [ChemIDplus] 4-Oxopentanoic acid calcium salt (2:1); Levulinic acid calcium salt; [Merck Index] 3-Acetylpropionic Acid Calcium Salt; [TCI America MSDS]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

Dihydrate: Solid; [Merck Index] Solid; [TCI America MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a calcium supplement; May be used in veterinary medicine in hypocalcemic states; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [TCI America MSDS] See "Calcium."

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