Specification Sheet
Product Name 6-Methyl-DL-tryptophan,
crystalline
Product Number M8752
Product Brand SIGMA
CAS Number 2280-85-5
Molecular Weight 218.25
 
TEST SPECIFICATION
Appearance (Form) Powder
Solubility (Color) Colorless to Brown
Solubility (Turbidity) Clear
  50 mg/mL in 1M HCl
Infrared spectrum Conforms to Structure
Water (by Karl Fischer) ≤2 %
Carbon (anhydrous) 64.4 - 67.7 %
Nitrogen (anhydrous) 12.5 - 13.2 %
Specific Rotation 0 °
  c = 1 in 1 M HCl at 25 deg C
Purity (TLC) ≥98 %