Product: 1α-Hydroxy vitamin D3
Catalog Number: 6288
CAS Number: 41294-56-8
Synonyms: Alfacalcidol;
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Formula: C27H44O2
Chemical Purity: >97%
Molecular Weight: 400.64
Structure: 1α-Hydroxy vitamin D3
Appearance: White crystalline
Category: Vitamin D3
Stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature: -20°C. Light sensitive. Store under inert gas


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

Literature References:

Holick, M.F., Semmler, E.J., Schnoes, H.K., Deluca, H.F., 1α-Hydroxy Derivative of Vitamin D3: A Highly Potent Analog of 1α,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3. Science, 1973, 180(4082):190-191.; Hayashi, Y., Fujita, T., Inoue, T., Decrease of vertebral fracture in osteoporotics by administration of 1α-hydroxy-vitamin D3. Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism, 1992, 10(2):50-54.

Description: Synthetic vitamin D3 analog. Inhibits bone resorption and stimulates intestinal calium absorption and bone mineral mobilization.