What is Potassium Glycerophosphate?
Potassium Glycerophosphate is a Glycerophosphate salt combined with the trace element of Potassium. Potassium an important mineral and electrolyte for bodybuilding and performance. Potassium Glycerophosphate has the benefits of potassium and Glycerophosphate.
There are several CAS numbers for Potassium Glycerophosphate, meaning that it has different forms with or without water.
Potassium Glycerophosphate safety
According to the Code of Federal Regulations Title 21, SUBCHAPTER E–ANIMAL DRUGS, FEEDS, AND RELATED PRODUCTS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Potassium glycerophosphate is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.
Potassium Glycerophosphate benefits
Potassium Glycerophosphate is often used together with sodium Glycerophosphate, Magnesium Glycerophosphate, calcium Glycerophosphate in sports nutrition formulas as electrolytes to supply a large amount of mineral elements such as sodium, calcium, magnesium etc needed for muscle performance and bone & joint health.
Potassium Glycerophosphate side effects
The Adequate Intakes (AIs) for Potassium is more than 3000mg on average, and the usual dosage of most supplements for Potassium is only 300 to 500mg. It is safe in most cases, and no serious adverse effects have ever been reported.
Supplements containing Potassium Glycerophosphate
You’ll notice that sports nutrition brands prefer to use Potassium Glycerophosphate than any other dietary supplement formulas.
VasoMax from Performax Labs
Potassium Glycerophosphate is in the GlyceroPump (Glycerol powder 65%）, together with sodium Glycerophosphate.
The GlyceroPump is 3000mg per serving size, but we don’t know the exact amount of Potassium Glycerophosphate in it.
The great news is that Potassium Glycerophosphate works well with nootropic ingredients, such as L-Alpha glycerylphosphorylcholine (Alpha-GPC) and Huperzine A.
Defiance Kick, 120 Count
Another sports nutrition formula, full of amino acids and proprietary blends. The Glycovascularity Proprietary Blend contains 200mg of Potassium Glycerophosphate and Magnesium Glycerophosphate per capsule. The single dosage of Potassium Glycerophosphate is still unknown.
Aminoade from Hybrid Nutrition
This is an intra-workout amino acid supplement formula. Aminoade is a recovery and endurance drink that features BCAA’s and electrolytes so your muscle and body can make a full recovery faster after working out.
electrolytes for re-hydration. The amount of Potassium Glycerophosphate per serving is 315mg per day.
Evogen from EVP Xtreme
From this supplement facts, we see the clear amount of each ingredient per serving. In the EVP Xtreme Electrolyte Matrix (5.2g) Blend, Potassium Glycerophosphate is 525mg, Sodium Glycerophosphate is 788mg, and Magnesium Glycerophosphate is 525mg.
Potassium Glycerophosphate dosage
First of all, no official recommended dosage for it yet.
Potassium Glycerophosphate is a mineral ingredient and is always added as a non-key ingredient in many bodybuilding supplements. The dosing size could be 315mg, 525mg, or something else.
From the Office of Dietary Supplements of National Institute Health (NIH), Adequate Intakes (AIs) for Potassium element for an adult is 3400mg for men and 2600mg for women.
The molecular weight of Potassium Glycerophosphate is 248.25, and that of potassium is 39, only about 1/6 of potassium Glycerophosphate. Therefore, theoretically, the dosage of Potassium Glycerophosphate could be more than several grams per day. So it is safe to take several hundred milligrams per tablet, per capsule, etc.
Where to buy potassium Glycerophosphate powder?
Cima Science is a bulk ingredient manufacturer and supplier for the nutrition industry. Potassium Glycerophosphate, together with calcium Glycerophosphate, Magnesium Glycerophosphate, and other Glycerophosphate salts are popular among supplement brands.
If you want to get a quote and know the detailed manufacturing process, COA(certificate of analysis) and other documents, please contact us via emails, phones.