BP937

Folic acid

British Pharmacopoeia (BP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
PteGlu, Vitamin M, Pteroyl-L-glutamic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C19H19N7O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
441.40
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
100781
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

Agency/Method

BP

form

solid

quality

British Pharmacopoeia (BP) Reference Standard

manufacturer/tradename

BP

application(s)

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

color

yellow

mp

250 °C

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

NC(N1)=NC(C2=C1N=CC(CNC3=CC=C(C(N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(O)=O)=O)C=C3)=N2)=O

InChI

1S/C19H19N7O6/c20-19-25-15-14(17(30)26-19)23-11(8-22-15)7-21-10-3-1-9(2-4-10)16(29)24-12(18(31)32)5-6-13(27)28/h1-4,8,12,21H,5-7H2,(H,24,29)(H,27,28)(H,31,32)(H3,20,22,25,26,30)/t12-/m0/s1

InChI key

OVBPIULPVIDEAO-LBPRGKRZSA-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. Folic acid, also known as folate, is a B vitamin that can be found in a variety of fruits and vegetables. It can also be chemically synthesized. Folate, a watersoluble vitamin, helps the body form red blood cells and aids in the formation of genetic material within every body cell.

Application

Folic acid may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in vitamin-fortified fruit juices using reversed-phase ion-pair high-performance liquid chromatography.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 150 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity please visit British Pharmacopoeia

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

storage_class_code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Determination of folic acid by ion-pair RP-HPLC in vitamin-fortified fruit juices after solid-phase extraction
Breithaupt ED
Food Chemistry, 74(4), 521-525 (2001)

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