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Zeaxanthin

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
β,β-Carotene-3,3′-diol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C40H56O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
568.87
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
E Number:
161h
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

assay

≥95.0% (HPLC)

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CC(=C/C=C/C=C(C)/C=C/C=C(C)/C=C/C1=C(C)C[C@@H](O)CC1(C)C)\C=C\C=C(C)\C=C\C2=C(C)C[C@@H](O)CC2(C)C

InChI

1S/C40H56O2/c1-29(17-13-19-31(3)21-23-37-33(5)25-35(41)27-39(37,7)8)15-11-12-16-30(2)18-14-20-32(4)22-24-38-34(6)26-36(42)28-40(38,9)10/h11-24,35-36,41-42H,25-28H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,17-13+,18-14+,23-21+,24-22+,29-15+,30-16+,31-19+,32-20+/t35-,36-/m1/s1

InChI key

JKQXZKUSFCKOGQ-QAYBQHTQSA-N

Application

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

Biochem/physiol Actions

Carotenoid pigment that contributes to the color of paprika. Zeaxanthin accumulates within the eye retina and is thought to decrease the incidence of macular degeneration.

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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