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A17618 L-Carnitine, 99+%

CAS Number
541-15-1
Synonyms
(R)-(-)-3-Hydroxy-4-(trimethylammonio)butyrate
Vitamin BT

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A17618-09 10g 75.00
A17618-18 50g 290.00
A17618-30 250g 1175.00
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L-Carnitine, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00038747
EINECS
208-768-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C7H15NO3
Formula Weight
161.20
Melting point
ca 190° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, pyridine, dimethyl sulfoxide, methanol and ethanol.

Applications

L-Carnitine is widely used as a nutritional supplement in food and beverage industries. It is used as a food additive. It acts as a cyanide antidote. It is also used in reversing and preventing hyperthyroid symptoms. It is a vitamin-like nutrient, which plays an important role in human metabolism.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Store in a cool place.

Literature References

Moawad, A. R.; Xu, B.; Tan, S. L.; Taketo, T. L-carnitine supplementation during vitrification of mouse germinal vesicle stage-oocytes and their subsequent in vitro maturation improves meiotic spindle configuration and mitochondrial distribution in metaphase II oocytes. Hum. Reprod. 2014, 29 (10), 2256-2268.

Panchal, S. K.; Poudyal, H.; Ward, L. C.; Waanders, J.; Brown, L. Modulation of tissue fatty acids by L-carnitine attenuates metabolic syndrome in diet-induced obese rats. Food Funct. 2015, 6 (8), 2496-2506.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1849
Beilstein
4292315
Harmonized Tariff Code
2923.90
TSCA
No
RTECS
BP2980000

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