Chemical Properties

Chemical Formula: C15H14O6

Formula Weight: 290.27

Chemical Family: Catechins

Grade: P

CAS: 490-46-0

Appearance: Tan powder

Melting Point: 239-242 C

Long Term Storage: +4C

Purity: 97

Solubility: N/A


EPICATECHIN, (-)-(P) (AHP Verified) - 50mg

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Shipping Conditions: Room Temperature
Tariff Code: Sch B# 3822.00.0002 (CN,CH,AU:HTS# 3822.00.60.00)

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EINECS (EC#): 207-710-1
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RTECS: KB3745000
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Signal Word: WARNING
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(-)-Epicatechin is a strong antioxidant and has some properties similar to insulin.

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Safety Data Sheet

Catechin isa naturally occurring flavanol which includes catechin, (−)-epicatechin, epigallocatechin, (−)-epicatechin gallate, and epigallocatechin gallate. These phytochemicals are well-known antioxidants originally derived from catechu1. Catechin is present in a variety of natural sources such as green tea, grapes, apples, and red wine2.

1.         Armelle T. Mbaveng, Qiaoli Zhao, Victor Kuete (2014). 20 - Harmful and Protective Effects of Phenolic Compounds from African Medicinal Plants. Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants. Elsevier: 577-609.

2.         Anand A. Zanwar, Sachin L. Badole, Pankaj S. Shende, Mahabaleshwar V. Hegde, Subhash L. Bodhankar (2014). Chapter 21 - Antioxidant Role of Catechin in Health and Disease. Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease. Academic Press: 267-271.