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Alfa Aesar™ Kojic acid, 99%

$217.16 - $699.31

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Kojic acid
CAS 501-30-4
Molecular Formula C6H6O4
Formula Weight 142.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00006580
Beilstein 120895
Merck Index 14,5317
Synonym 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4H-pyran-4-one
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AAA1076014

 
alfa aesar™
A10760-14
25g Each for $217.16

AAA1076022

 
alfa aesar™
A10760-22
100g Each for $699.31
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 152° to 155°C
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material Kojic acid
CAS 501-30-4
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C6H6O4
Formula Weight 142.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00006580
Beilstein 120895
Merck Index 14,5317
Synonym 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4H-pyran-4-one
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H351
Suspected of causing cancer.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Obtain special instructions before use.
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.
RTECS Number UQ0875000

Applications
Kojic acid may be used on cut fruits to prevent oxidative browning, in seafood to preserve pink and red colors and in cosmetics to lighten skin. It is used to treat skin diseases like melasma as it has antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is used as a chelation agent that inhibits melanin production and also as a tyrosine kinase inhibitor.

Solubility
Soluble in water, acetone (freely soluble), ethanol (freely soluble), methanol, DMSO, ethyl acetate (slightly soluble), chloroform (slightly soluble), pydidine (slightly soluble) and ether (slightly soluble). Insoluble in benzene.

Notes
Should be stored at room temperature. Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and bases.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Obtain special instructions before use.
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.

GHS H Statement
H351
Suspected of causing cancer.