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Alpha Lipoic Acid Bulk

  • Chemical Name:Lipoic acid
  • CAS No.:62-46-4
  • MF:C8H14O2S2
  • MW:206.33
  • Purity:>98% or As customer requested
  • Solubility:Very slightly soluble in water and dimethylformamide, freely soluble in methanol.
  • Product Categories: Phytochemical;PHARMACEUTICALS;FINE Chemical & INTERMEDIATES; API; Pharma intermediates
  • Test method: HPLC


What is Alpha Lipoic Acid Bulk?

Alpha lipoic acid bulk(ALA), also known as thioctic acid, is an antioxidant that contains sulfur and is involved in the production of energy in the mitochondria. Alpha lipoic acid bulk powder is produced by plants, animals, and humans from cysteine and fatty acids and scavenges reactive oxygen species.

Basic information

Product Name: Lipoic acid
Synonyms: (R)-LIPOIC ACID; thioderm; lipoec; tiobec; acido lipoico
CAS: 62-46-4
MF: C8H14O2S2
MW: 206.33
EINECS: 200-534-6
Product Categories: Phytochemical; standardized herbal extract;PHARMACEUTICALS;FINE Chemical & INTERMEDIATES;API;Pharma intermediates
Chemical Structure

Lipoic acid            

Chemical Properties


Melting point  48-52 °C(lit.)
Boiling point  315.2°C (rough estimate)
density  1.2888 (rough estimate)
refractive index  1.5200 (estimate)
Fp  >230 °F
solubility  Very slightly soluble in water, very soluble in dimethylformamide, freely soluble in methanol.
Usage And Synthesis     

Chemical Properties Thioctic acid, 6,8-dithiooctanoic acid
Uses hydrogen-transferring cofactor, potentiating anti-oxidant
The main functions of Alpha Lipoic Acid Bulk

Diabetes and metabolic syndrome There is now overwhelming evidence that alpha lipoic acid bulk may be essential for supporting insulin sensitivity and important aspects of cardiovascular health, such as endothelial function, in addition to helping the body use glucose to maintain optimal blood sugar levels.

Better Eye Health

Alpha lipoic acid bulk has the potential to promote optimal visual health.

Neuroprotection Lipoic acid is the subject of intense research into preventing free radical damage to the neurological system due to its strong ability to neutralize the harmful effects of oxidative stress.

Preventing Bone Loss

Associated with Osteoporosis and Other Degenerative Bone Conditions is Another Potential Application of alpha lipoic acid bulk. By reducing the oxidative stress that poses a threat to healthy bone density, this multifaceted agent may assist in preserving bone health.

Metal Chelation

Alpha lipoic acid bulk powder may also shield the body from harmful metal contaminants found in food and the environment. Arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury are just a few of the harmful elements this multifunctional agent works on by chelating them and rendering them inactive so that the body can eliminate them.

Migraine Prevention

There is preliminary evidence that alpha lipoic acid bulk powder may provide migraine sufferers with welcome relief. For a period of three months, a group of these people took a supplement containing 600 mg of lipoic acid each day. Not only did this reduce the severity and frequency of their migraines, but it also reduced the number of days they had headaches.

Maintaining Healthy Skin

Scientists have discovered that bulk alpha lipoic acid can also be used to improve skin health, which is one of its many advantages.

Technical Support & Resources

Information provided in the product description is from published literature. Due to the nature of scientific experimentation, your results (e.g., selectivity and effective concentrations) or specific application for this product may differ. If you have questions about how this product fits your application, please contact our technical support staff.

MSDS: MSDS available.

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