Calcium Carbonate Powder is an all natural food grade powder which contains high levels of calcium (40% elemental calcium). Popular as a supplement for poultry, birds, reptiles etc and to make chalk paint. See Disclaimer before ordering.
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Calcium Carbonate is an all natural food grade powder which contains high levels of calcium (40% elemental calcium).
Disclaimer: Multiple items of the same bag size may be combined into one bag, unless you request otherwise. This product is taken from and re-packaged from a full-sized 25kg bag and sold in clear bags.
Calcium Carbonate is a multipurpose powder that's popular as a supplement for poultry, birds, reptiles and other animals. Also popular as an ingredient for making homemade chalk paint.
Calcium is required for normal growth and maintenance of bones, teeth, nervous system, muscle function, blood clotting mechanism and cardiac function.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. Is this calcium carbonate a fine or coarse powder?
A. In my opinion, I would say its a fine powder with a similar consistency to flour only heavier.
Q. In what country was this calcium carbonate made?
A. According to the label on the stock, we currently have this product is made in Japan (7/12/16)
Q. Does this item have an expiry date?
A. Yes, this product does have an expiry date from the manufacturer and should be mentioned on the label. It's usually about 12 to 48 months.
Q. What is the best way to store this powder?
A. According to the manufacturer's documentation, see below.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area. Keep containers tightly closed when not in use. Inspect regularly for deficiencies such as damage or leaks. Protect against physical damage. Store away from incompatible materials as listed in section 10. Do not store with acids.
Q. Is food grade calcium carbonate like this one suitable for reptiles like bearded dragons?
A. One of our customers called a reptile vet and was told that food grade calcium carbonate was fine for reptiles like bearded dragons (26/6/17)
Q. Is this calcium carbonate suitable for humans as I'm wanting to use it to make my own toothpaste?
A. After asking the supplier I was told the following, I paraphrase "We don't give recommendations for the products we sell and can only guarantee the specification and chemical analysis. This product is food grade and has the proper accreditation to be sold into the food industry"
Q. Have you got the specifications for this calcium carbonate?
A. Yes, please see the download tab above to download this information.
Q. Is calcium carbonate suitable for supplementing dogs in a home prepared diet?
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