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8.40092 Sigma-Aldrich

L-Carnitine

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Synonym: L-Carnitine, Vitamin B

  • CAS Number 541-15-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C7H15NO3

  • Molecular Weight 161.20

  •  MDL number MFCD00038747

  •  EC Index Number 208-768-0

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Properties

Quality Level   200
autoignition temp.   >365 °C
potency   >5000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
pH   6.5-8.5 (50 g/L in H2O)
mp   190-195 °C (decomposes)
solubility   800 g/L
density   0.64 g/cm3
bulk density   636 kg/m3
InChI   1S/C7H15NO3/c1-8(2,3)5-6(9)4-7(10)11/h6,9H,4-5H2,1-3H3
InChI key   PHIQHXFUZVPYII-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage conditions   Store below +30°C.

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Analysis Note

Assay (HClO₄, calc. on anhydrous substance): ≥ 98.0 %
Spec. rotation [α²0/D (c=10 in water): -32.0 - -29.0 °
Water (K. F.): ≤ 4.0 %
Identity (IR): passes test

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