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Corn oil

delivery vehicle for fat-soluble compounds

Synonym: Maize oil

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Core Bioreagents, Lipids, Lipids and Related Products, Oils,
density   0.9 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Description

General description

Corn oil is used as a delivery vehicle for lipophilic substances and is available in pharmaceutical and nonpharmaceutical grade. It has high polyunsaturated lipid content than the saturated lipids.

Application

Corn oil has been used in research applications as delivery vehicle for fat-soluble compounds including toxins. It is also used in the delivery of tamoxifen (TAM) in mice, curcumin in rats and [3H]retinol in mice.

corn oil has been used in research applications as delivery vehicle for fat-soluble compounds including toxins.

Packaging

2.5 L in poly bottle

500 mL in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
RTECS 
GM4800000
Flash Point(F) 
489.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
254 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles

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