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T1850000

Tretinoin

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
Retinoic acid, ATRA, Tretinoin, Vitamin A acid, all-trans-Retinoic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C20H28O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
300.44
Beilstein:
2057223
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

mp

180-181 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC1=C(\C=C\C(C)=C\C=C\C(C)=C\C(O)=O)C(C)(C)CCC1

InChI

1S/C20H28O2/c1-15(8-6-9-16(2)14-19(21)22)11-12-18-17(3)10-7-13-20(18,4)5/h6,8-9,11-12,14H,7,10,13H2,1-5H3,(H,21,22)/b9-6+,12-11+,15-8+,16-14+

InChI key

SHGAZHPCJJPHSC-YCNIQYBTSA-N

Gene Information

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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. Tretinoin is a medication used to treat a variety of skin conditions such as photodamaged skin, acne, etc. It is used as an anti-aging product and also as an oral treatment for leukemia.

Application

Tretinoin may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in dermatological formulations using high-performance liquid chromatography technique.

Biochem/physiol Actions

all−trans−Retinoic acid (ATRA) is a ligand for both the retinoic acid receptor (RAR) and the retinoid X receptor (RXR). The bound RAR and RXR act as transcription factors that regulate the growth and differentiation of both normal and malignant cells. Cytochromes P450 (CYPs) catalyze the 4-hydroxylation of ATRA. Retinoic acid primes embryonic stem cells to become neurons.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 50 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.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Repr. 1B - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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