|Molecular Formula:||C6H13NO2 |
|Molecular Weight: ||131.17|
L-Leucine occurs as small, white, lustrous plates, or as a white, crystalline powder. One gram dissolves in about 40 mL of water and in about 100mL of glacial acetic acid. It is sparingly soluble in alcohol, and soluble in dilute hydrochloric acid and in solutions of alkali hydroxides and carbonates.
L-leucine is used as an amino acid injection, complex amino acid infusion, food additive.
|Appearance ||White or almost white, crystalline powder or flakes|
Appearance of solution
|Clear and not more intensely colored than reference solution BY6|
|Specific optical rotation||+14.5°- +16.5°|
|Any impurity ≤0.5%|
|Loss on drying||≤0.5%|
|Residue on ignition||≤0.1%|
25kg/drum or as per requirement.
Store in a cool, dry place and protected from light.