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LC5960 Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)

cryst. (1 g = 40 Mio.I.U.) suitable for use as excipient


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AC32960 Glass bottle 10 g inquire
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Product information
Hill Formula C27H44O
HS Code 2936 29 00
EC number 200-673-2
Molar mass 384.64 g/mol
Storage Store at +2°C to +8°C.
EC index number 603-180-00-4
CAS number 67-97-0


Chemical and physical data
Solubility < - 0.1 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 82 – 87 °C
Molar mass 384.64 g/mol
pH value (H2O) no data available


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H330: Fatal if inhaled.
H311: Toxic in contact with skin.
H301: Toxic if swallowed.
H372: Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Precautionary Statement(s) P280: Wear protective gloves/ eye protection/ face protection.
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)
RTECS VS2900000
Storage class 6.1A Combustible substances, toxic
WGK WGK 2 water endangering
Disposal 9
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled “Highly toxic” or “Toxic”: container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).


Safety information
R Phrase R 24/25-26-48/25
Toxic in contact with skin and if swallowed.Very toxic by inhalation.Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure if swallowed.
S Phrase S 28-36/37-45
After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of soap and water.Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Categories of danger very toxic
Hazard Symbol Very toxic


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 2811 TOXIC SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(VITAMINE D3), 6.1, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 2811 TOXIC SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(VITAMINE D3), 6.1, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 5 – 50 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rat 61 mg/kg


Assay (HPLC) 97.0 – 102.0 %
– IR-spectrum
– UV-spectrum (USP) conforms
Spec. rotation [α]20/D (8 g/l; (aldehyde-free alcohol 96 %)) +105 – +112 °
Spec. rotation [α]25/D (5 g/l; ethanol) +105 – +112 °
Related substances (HPLC)
– 7,8-didehydrocholesterol
≤ 0.10 %
– trans-cholecalciferol ≤ 0.1 %
largest unspecified impurity ≤ 0.10 %
Sum of all impurities ≤ 1.0 %
As (Arsenic) ≤ 0.0003 %
Cu (Copper) ≤ 0.0025 %
Pb (Lead) ≤ 0.001 %
Zn (Zinc) ≤ 0.0025 %
Hexane (HS-GC) ≤ 290 ppm
Methanol (HS-GC) ≤ 3000 ppm
Methylformate (HS-GC) ≤ 1000 ppm
Pyridine (HS-GC) ≤ 200 ppm
Residual solvents class 3 (Ph.Eur./USP/ICH) ≤ 0.5 %
Other residual solvents (Ph.Eur./USP/ICH) excluded by production process
Loss on drying (60 °C; 6 h; vacuum) ≤ 0.1 %
Corresponds to Ph Eur, BP, USP


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