N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine CAS 616-91-1 soluble in water (100 mg/ml) with heating and obtained a clear,
colorless solution,1 in 2 of ethanol,DMSO (≥33 mg/ml) at 25° C,hot isopropyl alcohol, methyl acetate,
ethyl acetate and methanol. Practically insoluble in chloroform,and ether.
Product Name Standard
N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine FCCV USP32
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N-acetyl-L-cysteine, also known as N-acetylcysteine or Acetylcysteine (NAC), is a pharmaceutical drug and
nutritional supplement used primarily as a mucolytic agent and in the management of paracetamol
(acetaminophen) overdose. Other uses include sulfate repletion in conditions, such as autism, where cysteine and related sulfur amino acids may be depleted.
N-acetyl-L-cysteine is a derivative of cysteine where an acetyl group is attached to the nitrogen atom.
This compound is sold as a dietary supplement commonly claiming antioxidant and liver protecting effects.
It is used as a cough medicine because it breaks disulfide bonds in mucus and liquefies it, making it easier to cough up. It is also this action of breaking disulfide bonds that makes it useful in thinning the abnormally thick mucus in cystic and pulmonary fibrosis patients.
25kgs/drum,double plastic-bag inside, aluminum foil bag or fiber drum outside.
Storage & Transport
Stored in cool and airy place; away from fire and heat; handle with care; no breakage, avoid leakage
This is classified as a Common Good for transport.