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101791 L-Glutamic acid


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CAS #EC NumberHill FormulaMolar MassGrade Value
56-86-0200-293-7C₅H₉NO₄147.13 g/molPh Eur,JP,USP

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      Catalogue Number101791
      SynonymsL-a-Aminoglutaric acid, Glu, L-alpha-Aminoglutaric acid, L-α-Aminoglutaric acid
      Product Information
      CAS number56-86-0
      EC number200-293-7
      GradePh Eur,JP,USP
      Hill FormulaC₅H₉NO₄
      Molar Mass147.13 g/mol
      HS Code2922 42 10
      Structure formula ImageStructure formula Image
      Quality LevelMQ500
      Biological Information
      Physicochemical Information
      Density1.54 g/cm3 (20 °C)
      Melting Point213 °C
      pH value3.0 - 3.5 (8.6 g/l, H₂O, 25 °C)
      Vapor pressure<0.1 hPa (20 °C)
      Bulk density460 kg/m3
      Solubility11.1 g/l
      Materials Information
      Toxicological Information
      LD 50 oralLD50 Rat > 30000 mg/kg
      Safety Information according to GHS
      Storage class10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
      WGKWGK 1 slightly hazardous to water
      Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
      Safety Information
      Product Usage Statements
      Storage and Shipping Information
      StorageStore at +2°C to +30°C.
      Packaging Information
      Transport Information
      Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDKein Gefahrgut
      Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRNo Dangerous Good
      Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeNo Dangerous Good
      Supplemental Information
      Assay (alkalimetric, calculated on dried substance)99.0 - 100.5 %
      Identity (IR-spectrum)passes test
      Identity (specific rotation)passes test
      Appearancewhite to almost white, crystalline powder or colorless crystals
      Appearance of solution (100 g/l, hydrochloric acid 1 mol/l)clear and colorless
      Appearance of solution (100 g/l, hydrochloric acid  2 mol/l)clear and colorless
      Spec. rotation (α 20/D, 100 g/l, hydrochloric acid 1 mol/l, calc. on dried substance)+30.5 to +32.5
      Spec. rotation (α 20/D, 100 g/l, hydrochloric acid 2 mol/l, calc. on dried substance)+31.5 to +32.5
      pH (7 g/l CO₂-free water)2.9 - 3.9
      Chloride (Cl)≤ 200 ppm
      Sulfate (SO₄)≤ 200 ppm
      Heavy metals (as Pb)≤ 10 ppm
      Fe (Iron)≤ 10 ppm
      NH₄ (Ammonium)≤ 200 ppm
      Ninhydrin - positive substances (TLC)≤ 0.5 %
      Related Compounds, total (TLC)≤ 0.5 %
      Related substances (LC) (largest single impurity)≤ 0.2 %
      Related substances (LC) (Sum of all impurities)≤ 0.6 %
      Residual solvents (ICH (Q3C))excluded by manufacturing process
      Sulfated ash (600 °C)≤ 0.1 %
      Loss on drying (105 °C; 3 h)≤ 0.1 %
      Bacterial endotoxins≤ 25 I.U./g
      Total aerobic microbial count (TAMC)≤ 100 CFU/g
      Total combined yeasts/moulds count (TYMC)≤ 100 CFU/g
      Elemental impurity specifications have been set considering ICH Q3D (Guideline for Elemental Impurities). Class 1-3 elements are not likely to be present above the ICH Q3D option 1 limit, unless specified and indicated (*).
      Corresponds to Ph. Eur., JP, USP
      Global Trade Item Number
      Catalog Number GTIN
      1017911003 04054839392139


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