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Name DL-Thioctic acid
CAS 1077-28-7
EINECS(EC#) 214-071-2
Molecular Formula C8H14O2S2
MDL Number MFCD00005474
Molecular Weight 206.33
MOL File 1077-28-7.mol

Chemical Properties

Appearance Light-Yellow Solid
Melting point  60-62 °C
Boiling point  160-165 °C(lit.)
density  1.2888 (rough estimate)
refractive index  1.5200 (estimate)
Fp  160-165°C
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  ethanol: 50 mg/mL
form  Crystals or Crystalline Powder
pka 4.75±0.10(Predicted)
color  Yellow
Stability: Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Water Solubility  0.9 g/L (20 ºC)
Usage A fat-metabolism stimulator
Detection Methods HPLC
Merck  14,9326
BRN  81853
thioctic acid is also known as alpha lipoic acid. It is an anti-oxidant.
CAS DataBase Reference 1077-28-7(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Dl-thioctic acid(1077-28-7)

Safety Data

Hazard Codes  Xn
Risk Statements 
R22:Harmful if swallowed.
R20/21/22:Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed .
Safety Statements 
S37/39:Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection .
S26:In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice .
S24/25:Avoid contact with skin and eyes .
S36:Wear suitable protective clothing .
WGK Germany  3
RTECS  JP1192000
HS Code  29349900
Hazardous Substances Data 1077-28-7(Hazardous Substances Data)

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