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Alfa Aesar™ Caffeine, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Caffeine
CAS 58-08-2
Molecular Formula C8H10N4O2
Formula Weight 194.19g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005758
UN Number UN1544
Beilstein 17705
Merck Index 14,1636
Synonym 3,7-Dihydro-1,3,7-trimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione; 1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine
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AAA104310B

 
alfa aesar™
A10431-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1043122

 
alfa aesar™
A10431-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1043130

 
alfa aesar
A10431-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 1000g
Melting Point 234° to 236°C
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Caffeine
CAS 58-08-2
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C8H10N4O2
Formula Weight 194.19g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005758
UN Number UN1544
Beilstein 17705
Merck Index 14,1636
Synonym 3,7-Dihydro-1,3,7-trimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione; 1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine
Solubility Information Soluble in pyrrole, THF-H2O mixture, ethyl acetate
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P312-P330-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Rinse mouth.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ALKALOIDS, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number EV6475000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Caffeine has inhibitory action against lung and colon tumorigenses and virus induction.Caffeine is used to treat and prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia in premature infants. It is also used for the treatment of apnea of prematurity and orthostatic hypotension. It is widely used as an additive in food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and beverages. It confers a protective effect against some diseases including Parkinson′s disease and certain types of cancer.

Solubility
Soluble in pyrrole, tetrahydrofuran+ water mixture and ethyl acetate. Slightly soluble in water and ethanol.

Notes
Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P312-P330-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Rinse mouth.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H302
Harmful if swallowed.