Vitamin A Palmitate (1.7 million I.U./g USP 27/EP4th)

CAS: [79-81-2] M. Wt: 524.86
M. Fm: C36H60O2

Description:
Light yellowish crystal or oily solution. It could be dissolved in ethanol, easily dissolved in ether, chloroform, acetone and esters, its melting point is 26°C ~ 29°C.

Main Specifications:

Product name Vitamin A palmitate
Common chemical name Retinol Palmitate
Molecular formula C36H60O2
Molecular weight 524.86
Appearance Light yellowish crystal or oily solution
Assay ≥ 1.7 million I.U./g
Identification Positive
Absorbance ratios Conform to USP
Acid value ≤ 2.0
Peroxides Conform to EP

Packaging:
It is packed in 10 kg carton (2 x 5 kg aluminum cans). The product is filled under nitrogen.

Stability:
The product can be stored for up to 6 months in the unopened original containers at temperature of up to 20°C.

Storage:
As vitamin A palmitate is sensitive to atmospheric oxygen, light and heat. It should be store in the unopened original container in a cool place, it is recommended to flush opened containers with an inert gas and to use up their contents as quickly as possible.

Notice: 1 I.U. = 1USPU = 0.300 μ g vitamin A alcohol = 0.550 μ g vitamin A palmitate

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