Retinyl acetate

analytical standard

Vitamin A acetate, Retinol acetate
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Quality Level


analytical standard




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standard type fat soluble vitamin


ampule of 100 mg


HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable


57-58 °C

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Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
Vitamins, Nutraceuticals, and Natural Products



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General description

Retinyl acetate is suitable for use in the retention identification of the analyte when using HPLC and GC. Not intended for use as an activity reference standard. It has been thoroughly evaluated to ensure the utmost quality. Neat, unless otherwise noted. Certificate of Composition provided with the purchase.


Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.


Health hazard

Signal Word


Hazard Statements


Aquatic Chronic 4 - Repr. 1B


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

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Emmanuel K Aklamati et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 140(9), 1588-1594 (2010-07-28)
A survey indicated that high-dose vitamin A (HD-VA) supplements had no apparent effect on vitamin A (VA) status, assessed by serum retinol concentrations, of Zambian children lt 5 y of age. To explore possible reasons for the lack of response...
Guangwen Tang et al.
The American journal of clinical nutrition, 89(6), 1776-1783 (2009-04-17)
Genetically engineered "Golden Rice" contains up to 35 microg beta-carotene per gram of rice. It is important to determine the vitamin A equivalency of Golden Rice beta-carotene to project the potential effect of this biofortified grain in rice-consuming populations that...
Z Wojnarowska et al.
Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, 83(5 Pt 1), 051502-051502 (2011-07-07)
Vitamin-A acetate is one of the most versatile vitamins. It is applied in medicine because of its antioxidative properties, in tumor therapy because of its cytostatic activity, and in cosmetics because of its nutritional additives. Herein, using broadband dielectric spectroscopy...
Natalia Cernicchiaro et al.
Foodborne pathogens and disease, 7(9), 1071-1081 (2010-05-27)
Alteration of the gastro-intestinal tract through manipulation of cattle diets has been proposed as a preharvest control measure to reduce fecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7. The objective of this study was to examine the effects of the energy source's...
Akiko Maeda et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 284(22), 15173-15183 (2009-03-24)
Exposure to bright light can cause visual dysfunction and retinal photoreceptor damage in humans and experimental animals, but the mechanism(s) remain unclear. We investigated whether the retinoid cycle (i.e. the series of biochemical reactions required for vision through continuous generation...
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