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L-Carnitine Hydrochloride
(CAS RN:6645-46-1 Product Number:C3058)


L-Carnitine Hydrochloride
Synonym (R)-3-Hydroxy-4-(trimethylammonio)butyrate Hydrochloride

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Product Number C3058

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Purity/Analysis Method >98.0%(T)
Storage Temperature
M.F. / M.W. C7H15NO3·HCl=197.66
CAS RN 6645-46-1
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Purity(Nonaqueous Titration) min. 98.0 %
Melting point 137.0 to 141.0 deg-C
Specific rotation [a]20/D -21.0 to -25.0 deg(C=1, H2O)


Reaxys-RN 4301819
PubChem SID 253662447
Merck Index(14) 1849
RTECS# BP2979100
EC Number 229-663-6


Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements
  • H315
  • :Causes skin irritation.
  • H319
  • :Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statements
  • P264
  • :Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling.
  • P280
  • :Wear protective gloves, eye protection.
  • P302+P352+P332+P313+P362+P364
  • :IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice or attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.
  • P305+P351+P338+P337+P313
  • :IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice or attention.

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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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