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CAS RN: 6645-46-1 | Product Number: C3058

L-Carnitine Hydrochloride

Purity: >98.0%(T)
  • (R)-3-Hydroxy-4-(trimethylammonio)butyrate Hydrochloride
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Product Number C3058
Purity / Analysis Method >98.0%(T)
Molecular Formula / Molecular Weight C__7H__1__5NO__3·HCl = 197.66  
Physical State (20 deg.C) Solid
CAS RN 6645-46-1
Reaxys Registry Number 4301819
PubChem Substance ID 253662447
Merck Index (14) 1849
Appearance White to Almost white powder to crystal
Purity(Nonaqueous Titration) min. 98.0 %
Melting point 137.0 to 141.0 °C
Specific rotation [a]20/D -21.0 to -25.0 deg(C=1, H2O)
Properties (reference)
Melting Point 139 °C
Specific Rotation -21.8° (C=1,H2O)
Solubility in water Soluble
Solubility (soluble in) Ethanol
Pictogram Pictogram
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315 : Causes skin irritation.
H319 : Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statements P264 : Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P280 : Wear protective gloves/ eye protection/ face protection.
P302 + P352 : IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water.
P337 + P313 : If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.
P362 + P364 : Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.
P332 + P313 : If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/ attention.
Related Laws: / Compliance with laws, Regulations
Enzyme Commission 229-663-6
RTECS# BP2979100
Transport Information:
HS Number 2922498590
L-Carnitine Hydrochloride: An Indispensable Compound for Energy Metabolism in Mammalian Muscle

L-Carnitine occurs naturally in most mammalian tissue. L-Carnitine is indispensable for energy metabolism in muscle, since it enables long-chain fatty acids to enter the mitochondria, where they are broken down via β-oxidation.


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