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79-81-2 - Vitamin A palmitate, 1.7 M.I.U./g - Retinyl palmitate - Retinol palmitate - J63022 - Alfa Aesar

J63022 Vitamin A palmitate, 1.7 M.I.U./g

CAS Number
79-81-2
Synonyms
Retinyl palmitate
Retinol palmitate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 49.00
100g 133.00
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Vitamin A palmitate, 1.7 M.I.U./g

MDL
MFCD00019414
EINECS
201-228-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C36H60O2
Formula Weight
524.87
Form
Low melting solid
Melting point
28-29°
Solubility
Soluble in chloroform, ether, and vegetable oils. Insoluble in water.

Applications

Retinyl palmitate is a vitamin A analog that inhibits cell proliferation and induces cell differentiation. It is used as a dietary supplement as a lipophilic base for eg: soft gelatin capsule. Other applications include as pharmaceutical product which is used for manufacturing aqueous solutions using solubilizing agents such as cremophor. It is also used in the fortification of fatty foods such as margarine, spreads, oils, milk and dairy products. It is used in cosmetics for the preparation of creams and lotions.

Notes

The product may crystallize on storage. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Recommended storage temperature: 2 - 8°C. Store under inert gas. Air and light sensitive.

Literature References

F Berr, F Kern. Plasma clearance of chylomicrons labeled with retinyl palmitate in healthy human subjects. Journal of lipid research . 1984, 25, (1), 805-812.

JH Prystowsky, JE Smith, DS Goodman. Retinyl palmitate hydrolase activity in normal rat liver. The journal of biological chemistry.1981, 256, (9), 498-4603.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H361

Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P280-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,10013
Beilstein
1917366
Harmonized Tariff Code
2936.21
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
VH6860000

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