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Sigma-Aldrich

L-Leucine

99%, FG

Synonym(s):
(S)-2-Amino-4-methylpentanoic acid
Linear Formula:
(CH3)2CHCH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
131.17
FEMA Number:
3297
Beilstein:
1721722
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
10482
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
17.012
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

plant

Quality Level

grade

FG
Kosher

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 172.320
FDA 21 CFR 172.804

assay

99%

optical activity

[α]20/D +15.5°, c = 2 in 6 M HCl

mp

>300 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

odorless

SMILES string

CC(C)C[C@H](N)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C6H13NO2/c1-4(2)3-5(7)6(8)9/h4-5H,3,7H2,1-2H3,(H,8,9)/t5-/m0/s1

InChI key

ROHFNLRQFUQHCH-YFKPBYRVSA-N

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General description

L-Leucine is a branched-chain amino acid mainly found in whey proteins.

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle
5 kg in fiber drum

Legal Information

For R&D Use and/or Food Manufacturing only

Storage Class Code

13 - Non 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

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Certificate of Origin

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