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CAS RN: 59-92-7 | Product Number: D0600


Purity: >98.0%(T)(HPLC)
  • L-DOPA
  • Levodopa
6   ≥20 
4   ≥20 
4   ≥20 

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Product Number D0600
Purity / Analysis Method >98.0%(T)(HPLC)
Molecular Formula / Molecular Weight C__9H__1__1NO__4 = 197.19  
Physical State (20 deg.C) Solid
Condition to Avoid Light Sensitive,Air Sensitive
CAS RN 59-92-7
Reaxys Registry Number 2215169
PubChem Substance ID 87567249
SDBS (AIST Spectral DB) 2216
Merck Index (14) 5464
MDL Number


Appearance White to Almost white powder to crystal
Purity(HPLC) min. 98.0 area%
Purity(Nonaqueous Titration) min. 98.0 %
Specific rotation [a]20/D -11.0 to -13.0 deg(C=5, 1mol/L HCl)
Solubility in 1mol/L HCl almost transparency
Properties (reference)
Melting Point 278 °C
Specific Rotation -12° (C=5,1mol/L HCl)
Solubility in water Slightly soluble
Solubility (insoluble in) Chloroform,Ethanol,Benzene
Pictogram Pictogram
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H302 : Harmful if swallowed.
H315 : Causes skin irritation.
H319 : Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statements P501 : Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
P270 : Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P264 : Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P280 : Wear protective gloves/ eye protection/ face protection.
P337 + P313 : If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.
P301 + P312 + P330 : IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
Related Laws:
EC Number 200-445-2
RTECS# AY5600000
Transport Information:
HS Number 2922500090
L-DOPA (Levodopa): A Precursor in the Biosynthesis of Dopamine

L-DOPA (Levodopa) is a bio-derivative of amino acid L-tyrosine [T0550]. It is a precursor in the biosynthesis of dopamine [A0305], noradrenaline [A0906] and adrenaline [A0173], and is used to increase dopamine levels in brain.


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