Product: Vitamin D2
Catalog Number: 5334
CAS Number: 50-14-6
Synonyms: Ergocalciferol, Irradiated ergosterol, Ercalciol, Calciferol
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Formula: C28H44O
Chemical Purity: >98%
Molecular Weight: 396.65
Structure: Vitamin D2
Appearance: White powder
Category: Vitamin D2
Stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature: 2-8°C. Air and moisture sensitive. Light sensitive. Store under inert gas.


IATA: Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Number: UN2811; Packing Group: II; Shipping Name: Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s. (Vitamin D2)

Literature References:

Adamec, J., Jannasch, A., Huang, J., Hohman, E., Fleet, J. C., Peacock, M., Ferruzzi, M. G., Martin, B. and Weaver, C. M., Development and optimization of an LC-MS/MS-based method for simultaneous quantification of vitamin D2, vitamin D3, 25-hydroxyvitamin D2 and 25-hydroxyvitamin D3. Journal of Separation Science, 2011, 34: 11–20.; Trang, H. M.; Cole, D. E.; Rubin, L. A.; Pierratos, A.; Siu, S.; Vieth, R., Evidence that vitamin D3 increases serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D more efficiently than does vitamin D2. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 1998, 68 (4): 854–858.

Applications: A secosteroid. Used as a vitamin D supplement. Considered to be as effective as cholecalciferol (vitamin D3). Has efficacy in ameliorating rickets and reducing the incidence of falls in elderly patients.