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β-Carotene

95%

Synonym: trans-β-Carotene, Provitamin A

  • CAS Number 7235-40-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C40H56

  • Molecular Weight 536.87

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1917416

  •  EC Number 230-636-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00001556

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Properties

assay   95%
mp   178-179 °C(lit.)
absorption   λmax 450 nm
  λmax 478 nm (2nd)

Description

Application

Provitamin A1. Antioxidant in biological systems.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Risk of explosion if heated under confinement.
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
FI0329500
Flash Point(F) 
217.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
103 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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C9750 β-Carotene, synthetic, ≥93% (UV), powder

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