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Kojic Acid


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A naturally occurring chelation agent.
Catalog #015399
FormOff-White to Tan Solid
Melting Point140-142°C
SolubilityDMSO, Methanol
CAS Number501-30-4
Molecular FormulaC6H6O4
Molecular Weight142.11
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names5-Hydroxy-2-hydroxymethyl-4H-pyran-4-one; 5-Hydroxy-2-hydroxymethyl-4-pyrone; 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4H-pyranone; 2-(Hydroxymethyl)-5-hydroxy-4H-pyran-4-one; NSC 1942;

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