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Alfa Aesar™ L-Carnitine, 99+%

$107.59 - $1,669.49

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Carnitine
CAS 541-15-1
Molecular Formula C7H15NO3
Formula Weight 161.2
MDL Number MFCD00038747
Beilstein 4292315
Merck Index 14,1849
Synonym (R)-(-)-3-Hydroxy-4-(trimethylammonio)butyrate; Vitamin BT
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AAA1761809

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alfa aesar™
A1761809
10g Each for $107.59

AAA1761830

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1761830
250g Each for $1,669.49
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 161.2
Chemical Name or Material L-Carnitine
Molecular Formula C7H15NO3
MDL Number MFCD00038747
CAS 541-15-1
Beilstein 4292315
RTECS Number BP2980000
Quantity 10g
Assay ≥99%
Merck Index 14,1849
Synonym (R)-(-)-3-Hydroxy-4-(trimethylammonio)butyrate; Vitamin BT
Melting Point ≈190°C (dec.)

Applications
L-Carnitine is widely used as a nutritional supplement in food and beverage industries. It is used as a food additive. It acts as a cyanide antidote. It is also used in reversing and preventing hyperthyroid symptoms. It is a vitamin-like nutrient, which plays an important role in human metabolism.

Solubility
Soluble in water, pyridine, dimethyl sulfoxide, methanol and ethanol.

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