Cholecalciferol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Cholecalciferol Properties


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Cholecalciferol is a form of vitamin D. It is structurally similar to steroids such as testosterone, cholesterol, and cortisol. It is used as additives in feed premixes. It is also used in pharmaceutical & cosmetic industry.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White, needle-like crystals
CAS Number 67-97-0
ChEBI 28940
Density 0.96 g/cm3
EINECS Number 200-673-2
HS Code 29130000
IUPAC Name (3β,5Z,7E)-9,10-Secocholesta-5,7,10(19)-Trien-3-ol
InChI 1S/C27H44O/c1-19(2)8-6-9-21(4)25-15-16-26-22(10-7-17-27(25,26)5)12-13-23-18-24(28)14-11-20(23)3/h12-13,19,21,24-26,28H,3,6-11,14-18H2,1-2,4-5H3/b22-12+,23-13-/t21-,24+,25-,26?,27-/m1/s1
Melting Point 83-86 °C
Molar Mass 384.64 g/mol
Molecular Formula C27H44O
NFPA 704 H-3,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number VS2900000
Solubility <0.1 g/l
Synonyms Vitamin D3;Calciol;Racumin D;Oleovitamin D3;(+)-Vitamin D3;(3beta,5z,7e)-9,10-secocholesta-5,7,10(19)-trien-3-ol;(5e,7e)-9,10-secocholesta-5,7,10-trien-3-ol;10-Secocholesta-5,7,10(19)-trien-3-ol,(3.beta.,5z,7e)-9 uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X