Tannic Acid NF/USP Grade *

96% Powder, Also Known As Glycerite, Gallotannin, And Gallotannic Acid


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About Tannic Acid NF/USP Grade

Tannic Acid, also known as Glycerite, Gallotannin, and Gallotannic Acid has the chemical formula C76H52O46. It appears as a light yellow to pale yellowish-brown solid that darkens on exposure to air and light. It has a faint, characteristic odor with an astringent taste. It is freely soluble in Hot Water, Alcohol and Acetone, and insoluble in Ether. 

An NF/USP Grade chemical is the one that conforms to the criteria of the National Formulary (NF) and the United States Pharmacopeia (USP). A substance that has received the NF/USP Grade certification can be used in food, drug, or medical applications. Due to the high purity, Lab Alley’s Tannic Acid is an NF/USP Grade chemical.

Common Uses and Applications

  • Reagent
  • Coagulant
  • Anti-inflammatory medicines
  • Corrosion inhibitor


Chemistry Table

Gallotannin, Glycerite, Chinese gallotannin, Gallotannic acid
Min. 96%
Tannic acid

Tannic Acid NF/USP Grade Specifications

Assay Min. 96%
Gums or Dextrin To Pass Test
Organic Volatile Impurities To Pass Test
Loss on Drying 12.0%
Residue on Ignition 1.0%
Resinous Substances To Pass Test
Arsenic (As) 3 ppm
Heavy Metals (as Pb) 0.004%

Safety and Shipping Information

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