Carnitine
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Carnitine
Alias
(R)-Carnitine
1-Propanaminium, 3-carboxy-2-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-, hydroxide, inner salt, (R)-
(-)-L-Carnitine
L-Carnitine
(R)-(3-Carboxy-2-hydroxypropyl)trimethylammonium hydroxide
Levocarnitine
Category
Zwitterionic surfactants-Amino acid
CAS No.
541-15-1
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C7H15NO3
Molecular Weight: 161.20
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: white crystal.
Hygroscopicity: hygroscopic.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 750mg/kg; mouse subcutaneous LD50: 9000 mg/kg.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: Biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent antistatic, dispersing, emulsifying, wetting, permeating abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives, %,≥
95
 
Major Uses
Conditioning agent, antistatic agent, viscosity controlling agent, foam stabilizer in personal care products.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:541-15-1
Update: 20140917(1);

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