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58-08-2 - Caffeine, 99% - 3,7-Dihydro-1,3,7-trimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione - 1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine - A10431 - Alfa Aesar

A10431 Caffeine, 99%

CAS Number
58-08-2
Synonyms
3,7-Dihydro-1,3,7-trimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione
1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 22.45
250g 29.93
1000g 93.32
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Caffeine, 99%

MDL
MFCD00005758
EINECS
200-362-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H10N4O2
Formula Weight
194.19
Melting point
234-236°
Density
1.230
Solubility
Soluble in pyrrole, tetrahydrofuran+ water mixture and ethyl acetate. Slightly soluble in water and ethanol.

Applications

Caffeine has inhibitory action against lung and colon tumorigenses and virus induction.Caffeine is used to treat and prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia in premature infants. It is also used for the treatment of apnea of prematurity and orthostatic hypotension. It is widely used as an additive in food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and beverages. It confers a protective effect against some diseases including Parkinson's disease and certain types of cancer.

Notes

Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Elias V. E. F.; Coso, J. D.; Hamouti, N.; Ortega, JF.; Munoz, G.; Guerra J. M.; Rodriguez R. M. Ingestion of a moderately high caffeine dose before exercise increases postexercise energy expenditure. Int. J. Sport Nutr. Exerc. Metab. 2015, 25 (1), 46-53.

Nakayama, F.; Mizuno, K.; Kato, M. Biosynthesis of caffeine underlying the diversity of motif B' methyltransferase. Nat Prod Commun 10 (5), 799-801.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302

Harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P264-P270-P301+P312-P330-P501a

Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1636
Beilstein
17705
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2939.30
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EV6475000

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