Vitamin A Palmitate (1.7 million I.U./g USP 27/EP4th)
M. Wt: 524.86
M. Fm: C36H60O2
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.
|Product name||Vitamin A palmitate|
|Common chemical name||Retinol Palmitate|
|Appearance||Light yellowish crystal or oily solution|
|Assay||≥ 1.7 million I.U./g|
|Absorbance ratios||Conform to USP|
|Acid value||≤ 2.0|
|Peroxides||Conform to EP|
It is packed in 10 kg carton (2 x 5 kg aluminum cans). The product is filled under nitrogen.
The product can be stored for up to 6 months in the unopened original containers at temperature of up to 20°C.
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