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DL-Methionine

99%, FCC, FG

Synonym: (±)-2-Amino-4-(methylmercapto)butyric acid, DL-2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butanoic acid

  • CAS Number 59-51-8

  • Linear Formula CH3SCH2CH2CH(NH2)COOH

  • Molecular Weight 149.21

  •  FEMA Number 3301

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 636185

  •  EC Number 200-432-1

  •  Council of Europe no. 569

  •  MDL number MFCD00063096

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901622

  •  Flavis number 17.014

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Properties

Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Halal Certified Products, I - N,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 872/2012
  FCC
  FDA 21 CFR 172.320
assay   99%
mp   280 °C (dec.) (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   acidic; sulfurous
food allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   CSCCC(N)C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C5H11NO2S/c1-9-3-2-4(6)5(7)8/h4H,2-3,6H2,1H3,(H,7,8)
InChI key   FFEARJCKVFRZRR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

DL-Methionine is a sulfur-containing amino acid mainly used as a dietary supplement for poultry. It is a key precursor for synthesizing carnitine and creatine in the body.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

5, 10 kg in fiber drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

Articles

HPLC Analysis of t-BOC-Methionine Enantiomers on Astec® (R,R) P-CAP™

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of t-BOC-Methionine Enantiomers on Astec® (R,R) P-CAP™
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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