Alfa Aesar™ Kojic acid, 99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A1076022

Quantity 100g

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Catalog No. AAA1076022

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 501-30-4
    Molecular Formula C6H6O4
    Formula Weight 142.11g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00006580
    Beilstein 120895
    Merck Index 14,5317
    Synonym 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4H-pyran-4-one
    Chemical Name or Material Kojic acid

    Specifications

    Odor Odorless
    Melting Point 152° to 155°C
    Quantity 100g
    CAS 501-30-4
    Molecular Formula C6H6O4
    Formula Weight 142.11g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00006580
    Beilstein 120895
    Merck Index 14,5317
    Synonym 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4H-pyran-4-one
    Health Hazard 1 Warning
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H351
    Suspected of causing cancer.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
    Use personal protective equipment as required.
    Obtain special instructions before use.
    Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
    IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
    RTECS Number UQ0875000
    Chemical Name or Material Kojic acid
    Assay 99%

    Description

    Applications
    Kojic acid may be used on cut fruits to prevent oxidative browning, in seafood to preserve pink and red colors and in cosmetics to lighten skin. It is used to treat skin diseases like melasma as it has antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is used as a chelation agent that inhibits melanin production and also as a tyrosine kinase inhibitor.

    Solubility
    Soluble in water, acetone (freely soluble), ethanol (freely soluble), methanol, DMSO, ethyl acetate (slightly soluble), chloroform (slightly soluble), pydidine (slightly soluble) and ether (slightly soluble). Insoluble in benzene.

    Notes
    Should be stored at room temperature. Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and bases.

    GHS H Statement
    H351
    Suspected of causing cancer.

    GHS P Statement
    P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
    Use personal protective equipment as required.
    Obtain special instructions before use.
    Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
    IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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