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T1600000

α-Tocopherol acetate

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
DL-α-Tocopherol acetate, Vitamin E acetate, all-rac-α-Tocopheryl acetate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C31H52O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
472.74
Beilstein:
97512
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

biological source

synthetic

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

Agency

EP

form

solid

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable
liquid chromatography (LC): suitable

density

0.96 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC(C)CCC[C@@H](C)CCC[C@@H](C)CCC[C@]1(C)CCc2c(C)c(OC(C)=O)c(C)c(C)c2O1

InChI

1S/C31H52O3/c1-21(2)13-10-14-22(3)15-11-16-23(4)17-12-19-31(9)20-18-28-26(7)29(33-27(8)32)24(5)25(6)30(28)34-31/h21-23H,10-20H2,1-9H3/t22-,23-,31-/m1/s1

InChI key

ZAKOWWREFLAJOT-CEFNRUSXSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia. α-Tocopherol acetate, a supplement of α-tocopherol, is an active form of vitamin E. This lipid-soluble antioxidant is found in whole grains, nuts, and oils. It is known to scavenge reactive oxygen species by interacting with lipids during oxidative stress.

Application

α-Tocopherol acetate may be used as an analytical reference standard for the determination of the analyte in pharmaceutical formulations by chromatography techniques.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 500 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Caution

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

No data available

Flash Point(C)

No data available

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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More documents

Quotes and Ordering

RRR-?-Tocopheryl acetate
European Pharmacopoeia Commission and European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare
European pharmacopoeia, 3804-3805 (2013)
ANTIOXIDANTS-Role of Antioxidant Nutrients in Defense Systems
Encyclopedia of food sciences and nutrition, 282-289 (2003)
Determination of eight water-and fat-soluble vitamins in multi-vitamin pharmaceutical formulations by high-performance liquid chromatography
Moreno P and Salvado V
Journal of Chromatography A, 870(1-2), 207-215 (2000)
Flow injection spectrophotometric determination of vitamin E in pharmaceuticals, milk powder and blood serum using potassium ferricyanide-Fe (III) detection system
Jadoon S, et al.
Chinese Chemical Letters = Zhongguo Hua Xue Kuai Bao, 21(6), 712-715 (2010)
The role of alpha-tocopherol in plant stress tolerance
Munne-Bosch S
Journal of Plant Physiology, 162(7), 743-748 (2005)

Protocols

HPLC Analysis of Fat-Soluble Vitamins on Ascentis® Express C18, Methanol Mobile Phase

Separation of Retinyl acetate, analytical standard; δ-Tocopherol, analytical standard; Ergocalciferol (D2), analytical standard; Cholecalciferol (D3), analytical standard; (±)-α-Tocopherol, analytical standard; Vitamin E acetate, analytical standard; Phylloquinone (K1), analytical standard; Retinol palmitate, analytical standard.

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