502-65-8 Lycopene, tech. AKSci F759
 
 
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  F759    AKSci Technical Grade
Lycopene, tech.
, ~85%
 



IDENTITY
CAS Number:502-65-8
MDL Number:MFCD00017350
MF:C40H56
MW:536.87
EINECS:207-949-1
SPECIFICATIONS & PROPERTIES
Min. Purity Spec:~85%
Physical Form (at 20°C):Solid
Melting Point:164-177°C
Long-Term Storage:Store long-term at -20°C
Note:Sold as technical grade. Not an analytical standard. No purity specification available.
DOT/IATA TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Not hazardous material

BIOLOGICAL INFO
Solubility:CHCl3: 1mg/mL, clear

REVIEW

 Lycopene is a bright red carotene and carotenoid pigment and phytochemical found in tomatoes and other red fruits and vegetables, such as red carrots, watermelons, gac, and papayas. Although it is chemically a carotene, it has no vitamin A activity. Like all carotenoids, lycopene is a polyunsaturated hydrocarbon. Due to its strong color and non-toxicity, lycopene is a useful food coloring (registered as E160d).

REFERENCES
[1]Nir, Zohar; Hartal, Dov; Raveh, Yigal. Lycopene from tomatoes: a new commercial natural carotenoid. International Food Ingredients. (1993) (6): 45-51.
[2] Palozza P, Parrone N, Catalano A, Simone R. Tomato lycopene and inflammatory cascade: basic interactions and clinical implications. Curr Med Chem. (2010) 17(23): 2547-63.
[3] Kelkel M, Schumacher M, Dicato M, Diederich M. Antioxidant and anti-proliferative properties of lycopene. Free Radic Res. (2011) Aug;45(8): 925-40.
[4] Ernst, Hansgeorg Recent advances in industrial carotenoid synthesis Pure and Applied Chemistry (2002), 74(11), 2213-2226.

GLOBALLY HARMONIZED SYSTEM (GHS)

Pictograms

Signal Word
Warning

Hazard Statements
H315; H319; H335

Precautionary Statements
P261; P264; P271; P280; P302+P352; P304+P340; P305+P351+P338; P312; P321; P332+P313; P337+P313; P362; P403+P233; P405; P501


Current as of September 30, 2022

AKSci Technical Grade compounds are suitable for commercial and industrial applications, and in areas where official standards may not yet exist.


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