Thioctic acid, d form
1,2-Dithiolane-3-pentanoic acid, (R)-
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H14S2O2
Molecular Weight: 206.33
Appearance: pale yellow solid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Stability: easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent anti-oxidizing, dispersing abilities. universal antioxidant. biostearin.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives, %, ≥
Widely used as antioxidant. eg: personal care products.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Use as nutritional ingredient.
Use as chelating agent.