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L-GLUTAMIC ACID For Bacteriology

Pyrogen free, for bacteriology and tissue culture.
(S)-2-Aminopentanedioic acid; Glu


100 g (00100)

250 g (00250)

1PW1200200 1PW1200500
Article No. 03955 Grade For Bacteriology
Purity 99% CAS No. 56-86-0
Molecular Formula C5H9NO4 Molecular Weight 147.13
H.S. Code 2922.4210 Shelf Life 60 Months

Physical Properties

Physical state at 20 °C Solid Colour White powder
Odour Odorless Melting point/ Freezing point [°C] 205 °C
Boiling point [°C] 247°C Density [g/cm3] 1.538
Solubility in water [% weight] Slightly soluble in water


Appearance A white powder Assay (acidimetric) Min 99%
Specific optical rotation ([α]20/D; 100 g/L in 1 mol/L HCl; on dried substance) +30.5 to +32.5 deg Chloride (Cl) Max 0.02%
Sulphate (SO4) Max 0.03% Heavy metal (as Pb) Max 0.001%
Iron (Fe) Max 0.001% Ammonium (NH4) Max 0.02%
Ninhydrin positive substance (TLC) Max 0.5% Sulphated ash (at 600°C) Max 0.1%
Loss on drying (at 105°C) Max 0.5%
Revision Date: 15-Nov-2019

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