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BP882

α-Tocopherol

British Pharmacopoeia (BP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
(±)-α-Tocopherol, Vitamin E, DL-all-rac-α-Tocopherol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C29H50O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
430.71
Beilstein:
94012
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

form

solid

manufacturer/tradename

BP

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable
liquid chromatography (LC): suitable

color

light yellow

mp

2.5-3.5 °C

density

0.950 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC(C)CCCC(C)CCCC(C)CCCC1(C)CCc2c(C)c(O)c(C)c(C)c2O1

InChI

1S/C29H50O2/c1-20(2)12-9-13-21(3)14-10-15-22(4)16-11-18-29(8)19-17-26-25(7)27(30)23(5)24(6)28(26)31-29/h20-22,30H,9-19H2,1-8H3

InChI key

GVJHHUAWPYXKBD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia. α -Tocopherol is the active form of vitamin E. It functions as an hydroperoxyl radical scavenger and protects from oxidative damage. α -Tocopherol plays a crucial role in cell signalling and regulating immune responses. α -Tocopherol deficiency is associated with abetalipoproteinemia, cystic fibrosis and celiac disease. It has antiproliferative effects. It inhibits arsenite-induced damage of human fibroblasts.

Application

α -Tocopherol may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in biological samples using isocratic high-performance liquid chromatography technique.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 200 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity please visit British Pharmacopoeia

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK

WGK 1

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