PhytoChol ® Puriss Cholesterol

USP/NF, EP, Injectable Grade (US-DMF)

CAS #:

57-88-5

Molecular Formula / USDMF #:

C27H46O / 29599

Synonym:

Cholesterol; 3β -Cholest-5-en-3-ol

Molecular Weight:

386.66 g/mol

Overview

PhytoChol® Puriss Cholesterol is a major component of all biological membranes. Used in the production of cell culture, adjuvants, chemical synthesis, etc.

Characters Unit Specification
Appearance White or almost white microcryst. powder
Solubility Practically insoluble in water; sparingly soluble in acetone and in ethanol (95%)
Solubility (EtOH) (EP <2397>) Clear Solution
Mp (Ph. Eur. 2.2.14) °C 147-150
Identification by GC (cf. Assay) Conforms
Color Test (Ph. Eur. test C) Conforms
Assay (GC, Ph. Eur. 2.2.28) % 99.0-101
Other Sterols (GC, PH. Eur. 2.2.28) % ≤ 0.5
Benzoyl Ureas (HPLC, Ph. Eur. 2.2.29)
Impurity A (Diflubenzuron) ppm ≤ 0.05
Impurity B (Triflumuron) ppm ≤ 0.05
LOD (Ph. Eur. 2.2.32) % ≤ 0.1
Sulfated Ash (Ph. Eur. 2.4.14) % ≤ 0.1
Residual Solvents (Ph. Eur. 5.4; USP <467>)
Methanol ppm ≤ 3,000
Acidity ≤ 0.1 mL of 0.1 M HCl
Peroxide value (Ph. Eur. 2.5.5, Method A) ≤ 10
Heavy Metals (Ph. Eur. 2.4.8) ppm ≤ 10
Microbiological Specifications
Total Aerobic (CFU/g) (Ph. Eur. 2.6.12) CFU/g ≤ 100
Endotoxin Level (Ph. Eur. 2.6.14) IU/mg ≤ 0.1

Shelf Life/Retest Date: The minimal shelf-life of PhytoChol® Puriss Cholesterol, CAS 57-88-5 is 2 years when stored under recommended conditions.

Storage/Shipping Conditions:

  • Keep container sealed in a dry place.
  • Maintain in 15-30°C containment
  • Protect from light

Pack Sizes: 5 Kg

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