Biotin
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Biotin
Alias
1H-Thieno(3,4-d)imidazole-4-pentanoic acid, hexahydro-2-oxo-, (3aS,4S,6aR)-
D-Biotin
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
58-85-5
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C10H16N2SO3
Molecular Weight: 244.31
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: colorless crystal.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: mouse oral LD50: >10000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent preventing gray hair, preventing hair loss abilities. In human body, raw protein inhibits absorption of biotin.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Anti-seborrheic agent, conditioning agent in personal care products. good conservation of skin, hair. can promote hair growth. can promote skin smooth.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Use as food additive.
Used in animal feeds.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:58-85-5
Update: 20140309(1);

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