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Natural Capsaicin Powder 95% USP



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

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



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