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γ-Carotene

analytical standard

  • CAS Number 472-93-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C40H56

  • Molecular Weight 536.87

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3226412

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Related Categories Additional Standards, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Chromatography, Colorant Standards,
Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
assay   ≥95.0% (HPLC)
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
Featured Industry   Cleaning Products
Cosmetics
Food and Beverages
Personal Care
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   CC(/C=C/C1=C(C)CCCC1(C)C)=C\C=C\C(C)=C\C=C\C=C(C)\C=C\C=C(\C=C\C=C(C)\CCC=C(C)C)C
InChI   1S/C40H56/c1-32(2)18-13-21-35(5)24-15-26-36(6)25-14-22-33(3)19-11-12-20-34(4)23-16-27-37(7)29-30-39-38(8)28-17-31-40(39,9)10/h11-12,14-16,18-20,22-27,29-30H,13,17,21,28,31H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,22-14+,23-16+,26-15+,30-29+,33-19+,34-20+,35-24+,36-25+,37-27+
InChI key   HRQKOYFGHJYEFS-BXOLYSJBSA-N

Description

General description

γ-Carotene is a plant carotenoid with provitamin A activity.

γ-Carotene is a plant carotenoid with provitamin A activity.

Application

γ-Carotene may be used as a reference standard in the determination of γ-carotene in fruits using high performance liquid chromatography coupled with diode array detector (HPLC-DAD) and mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS).

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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