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Natural Capsaicin 95% USP

Synonyms

8­-Methyl-­N-vanillyl­-trans­-6­-nonenamide

Technical Data

CAS Number: 404-86-4
Molecular Formula: : C18H27NO3
Molecular Weight: 305.41
Beilstein Registry Number: 2816484
EC Number: 206-969-8

FabriChem Specifications

DescriptionSpecifications
AppearanceWhite/Off white crystalline powder
SolubilitySoluble in Acetone, Methanol and Chloroform
Solubility in WaterNot soluble
Melting Point60ºC-66ºC
Identification by TLCPasses Test
Assay Content of:
Capsaicin by HPLC>55.00%
Capsaicin & Dihydrocapsaicin>75.00%
Other Capsaicinoids<10.00%
Total Capsaicinoids90% - 110%
Loss on Drying<1%
Residue on Ignition<1%
Yeast & MoldAbsent
Pathogenic Micro Organisms & ToxicAbsent
Residual SolventLess than 25 ppm

Molecular Structure

natural-capsaicin-powder-95-USP-structure

About

The pungent component of red chilly is Capsaicin. Capsaicin is highly potent. This substance is the major component in many medical and pharmaceutical formulations.

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