Cholesterol

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(Cholesterol Ph. Eur. 9.0 / NF 33)

Article: 1003

Parameter Limit Unit Method
Melting Point147 - 150CPh. Eur. (2.2.14)
IdentificationPh. Eur.Ph. Eur. (B+C)
Solubility in ethanolPh. Eur.Ph. Eur.
Aciditymax. 0,3mlPh. Eur.
Loss on dryingmax. 0,3%Ph. Eur. (2.2.32)
Sulphated ashmax. 0,1%Ph. Eur. (2.4.14)
Cholesterol contentmin. 95,0%Ph. Eur. (2.2.28)
Total sterol content97,0 - 103,0%Ph. Eur.
Specific rotation-34 - -38USP/NF
Residual solventsUSP/NFUSP/NF
INCICholesterol
CAS57-88-5
EINECS200-353-2
CoS /TSER1-CEP 2002-123-Rev 01
Customs tarif no.2906 13 10

Cholesterol, an essential lipid, is a natural emulsifier, widely used in cosmetic and pharmaceutic formulations. The raw material base is woolgrease.

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