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All-rac-alpha-tocopheryl acetate for peak identification

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
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.
All-rac-alpha-tocopheryl acetate, the ester of all-rac-alpha-tocopherol, is a commercial form of vitamin E. It is responsible for the protection of phenol groups of the parent tocopherol against oxidation.

Application

All-rac-alpha-tocopheryl acetate for peak identification may be used as an analytical reference standard for the determination of the analyte in pharmaceutical formulations by liquid chromatography.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 30 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

11 - Combustible Solids

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

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all-rac-?-Tocopheryl acetate
European Pharmacopoeia Commission and European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare
European pharmacopoeia, 129(7), 3802-3804 (2011)
All-rac-alpha-tocopherol acetate is a better vitamin E source than all-rac-alpha-tocopherol succinate for broilers
Jensen S, et al.
The Journal of Nutrition, 129(7), 1355-1360 (1999)
Succinic Acids?Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition: ScholarlyBrief
Acton QA
Succinic Acids?Advances in Research and Application (2013)
Po-Hsien Huang et al.
Science signaling, 6(267), ra19-ra19 (2013-03-21)
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin with antioxidant properties. Tocopherols are the predominant form of vitamin E found in the diet and in supplements and have garnered interest for their potential cancer therapeutic and preventive effects, such as the dephosphorylation
Jacobo Iglesias et al.
Food chemistry, 134(4), 1767-1774 (2013-02-28)
The present study investigates the antioxidant mechanism of grape procyanidins and, in particular, their aptitude to establish redox interactions with two important components of the endogenous antioxidant system of muscle tissues, α-tocopherol (α-TOH) and ascorbic acid (AA). To this end

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