1239005

USP

Ergocalciferol

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
Ergosterol irradiated, Ercalciol, Calciferol, Vitamin D2, Irradiated ergosterol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C28H44O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
396.65
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1916682
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

form

neat

manufacturer/tradename

USP

mp

114-118 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CC(C)[C@@H](C)/C=C/[C@@H](C)[C@@]1([H])CC[C@@]([C@]1(C)CCC/2)([H])C2=C\C=C(C[C@@H](O)CC3)/C3=C

InChI

1S/C28H44O/c1-19(2)20(3)9-10-22(5)26-15-16-27-23(8-7-17-28(26,27)6)12-13-24-18-25(29)14-11-21(24)4/h9-10,12-13,19-20,22,25-27,29H,4,7-8,11,14-18H2,1-3,5-6H3/b10-9+,23-12+,24-13-/t20-,22+,25-,26+,27-,28+/m0/s1

InChI key

MECHNRXZTMCUDQ-RKHKHRCZSA-N

Gene Information

human ... VDR(7421)

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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.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.
Sales restrictions may apply.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

hazcat

Acute Tox. 2 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - STOT RE 1 Oral

storage_class_code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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Tom D Thacher et al.
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To determine whether children with calcium-deficiency rickets have a better response to treatment with vitamin D and calcium than with calcium alone. Randomised controlled trial. Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria. Nigerian children with active rickets treated with calcium carbonate...
James E Heubi et al.
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