chromium picolinate and its Impurities
Chromium picolinate is used as a nutritional supplement for optimal insulin function in patients with Type 2 diabetes or promotion of weight loss. It has a chemical formula CrPic3 and reddish-pink color. It is a coordination complex consisting of chromium(III) and picolinic acid. Reference standards of Chromium Picolinate API,and its pharmacopeial, non pharmacopeial impurities, and stable isotopes are listed below.