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Retinyl palmitate

potency: ≥1,700,000 USP units per g

Synonym: Vitamin A palmitate, all−trans−Retinol palmitate

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Properties

Related Categories Cell Biology, Nutrition Research, Vitamin A, Vitamins
InChI Key   VYGQUTWHTHXGQB-FFHKNEKCSA-N
potency   ≥1,700,000 USP units per g
does not contain   antioxidant
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Review: Vitamin A metabolism.

Retinal, retinol and retinoic acid are the aldehyde, alcohol and acid forms of vitamin A. The retinoids exist as many geometric isomers due to the unsaturated bonds in the aliphatic chain.
Retinoids also exist as retinyl esters such as retinyl propionate, retinyl acetate and retinyl palmitate. Retinyl esters provide pools of vitamin A that are converted into retinol and other retinoids as needed. Retinyl palmitate is a major storage form of vitamin A. Retinyl palmitate is widely used in pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications.

Packaging

5, 25 g in ampule

Sealed ampule.

Physical form

oil or solid

Price and Availability


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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
Flash Point(F) 
381.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
194 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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