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Indole 3 Carbinol

  • Chemical Name:Indole-3-carbinol
  • CAS No.:700-06-1
  • MF:C9H9NO
  • MW:147.17
  • Purity:≥98% or according to customer requirements
  • Color: Off-white to yellow-orange
  • Product Categories: Antioxidant;Biochemistry;Simple Indoles;Nutritional Supplements;pharmaceutical raw material;Inhibitors
  • Test method: HPLC

What is Indole-3-methanol?

Indole-3-methanol is an indolyl alcohol carrying a hydroxymethyl group at position 3. It is a constituent of the cruciferous vegetables and had anticancer activity. It has a role as a plant metabolite and an antineoplastic agent. 

Basic information
Product Name: Indole-3-carbinol
Synonyms: Indole-3-carbinol,99.5%; Indole-3-carbinol 98%; (1H-Indol-3-yl)-methano; Indol-3-yl-methanol; 3-INDOLAMETHANOL; INDOLE-3-CARBINOL(RG); 3-Indolemethanol; 3-Indole methanol; 3-Indolecarbinol; I3C
CAS: 700-06-1
MW: 147.17
EINECS: 211-836-2
Product Categories: Antioxidant; Biochemistry; Simple Indoles; Nutritional Supplements; pharmaceutical raw material; Inhibitors
Chemical Structure


Chemical Properties
Melting point  96-99 °C (lit.)
Boiling point  267.28°C (rough estimate)
density  1.1135 (rough estimate)
refractive index  1.5670 (estimate)
storage temp.  2-8°C
pka 15.10±0.10(Predicted)
form  Crystalline Powder or Flakes
color  Off-white to yellow-orange
BRN  121323
Stability: 2-80C
Usage And Synthesis
Chemical Properties Off-White Powder


Inhibits cancinogenesis at the initiation stage. A metabolite of 3-methylindole
antineoplastic; inhibitor of Amyloid-beta deposition
nutritional supplement

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