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Epicatechin

primary reference standard

Synonym: (−)-cis-3,3′,4′,5,7-Pentahydroxyflavane, (−)-Epicatechin, (2R,3R)-2-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-3,4-dihydro-1(2H)-benzopyran-3,5,7-triol

  • CAS Number 490-46-0

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C15H14O6

  • Molecular Weight 290.27

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 92760

  •  EC Number 207-710-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00075648

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329747844

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

Related Categories Acacia, Alphabetical Index of Phytochemical Standards, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Cinnamomum,
grade   primary reference standard
InChI Key   PFTAWBLQPZVEMU-UKRRQHHQSA-N
CofA   certificate is enclosed in each package
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
mp   240 °C (dec.) (lit.)
Featured Industry   Food and Beverages
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

General description

Epicatechin is a potential antioxidant flavonoid, which belongs to the catechin family. It is commonly found in monomeric or/and oligomeric forms in green teas, red wine, cocoa products, and various fruits like grape seeds.

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Exact content by quantitative NMR can be found on the certificate.

Application

Reference Standard in the analysis of herbal medicinal products

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
KB3745000
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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