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(−)-Epicatechin

analytical standard

Synonym: (−)-cis-3,3′,4′,5,7-Pentahydroxyflavane, (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 329760739

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

Related Categories Acacia, Additional Standards, Aesculus, Alphabetical Index of Phytochemical Standards, Analytical Standards,
Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
assay   ≥97.0% (HPLC)
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
mp   240 °C (dec.) (lit.)
Featured Industry   Food and Beverages
format   neat
shipped in   wet ice
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   O[C@@H]1Cc2c(O)cc(O)cc2O[C@@H]1c3ccc(O)c(O)c3
InChI   1S/C15H14O6/c16-8-4-11(18)9-6-13(20)15(21-14(9)5-8)7-1-2-10(17)12(19)3-7/h1-5,13,15-20H,6H2/t13-,15-/m1/s1
InChI key   PFTAWBLQPZVEMU-UKRRQHHQSA-N

Description

General description

(−)-Epicatechin is a monomeric catechin and a polyphenolic component, belonging to the class of flavan-3-ols. It is majorly found in apples, apple products and green tea.

Application

(−)-Epicatechin may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in green tea using high-performance liquid chromatography technique.

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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