Alpha Tocopherol Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications
Alpha-Tocopherol is 2,5,7,8-Tetramethyl-2-(4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)-6-chromanol (empirical formula, C29H50O2) and commonly known as Vitamin E. It is an amphipathic compound found in plant tissues, although it may also be obtained synthetically. Alpha Tocopherol is supplied as a clear, colourless or yellowish-brown, viscous oily liquid.
Pharmacopoeial Compliance: USP-NF; Ph.Eur; B.P; J.P; I.P
Synonyms and Trade Names: Tocopherol; α-Tocopherol; Vitamin E; alpha-Tocopherol; Copherol Fl300; Vitamin E; all-rac- α-Tocopherol; DL-α-Tocopherol; α-Tocopherolum; E307; RRR-α-Tocopherol; Synthetic alpha Tocopherol; all-rac-α-Tocopherol; (±)-3,4-Dihydro-2,5,7,8-Tetramethyl-2-(4,8,12-Trimethyltridecyl)-2H-1 Benzopyran-6-ol; 5,7,8-trimethyltocol
Uses and Applications: Antioxidant; Fatting Agent; and Therapeutic Agent
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