Capsaicin Powder 95%

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Uses of Product

It is used in medicated creams and lotions to relieve muscle or joint paincaused by strains, sprains, arthritis, bruising, or backaches.Capsaicin topical is also used to treat nerve pain (neuralgia) in people who have had herpes zoster, or shingles.

Technical Details
CAS No 404-86-4
Mol. Formula C18H27NO3
Mol. Weight 305.41
Category Topical Analgesic
Description White to off-white crystalline powder
Odour Very pungent
Solubility Soluble in alcohol, benzene and chloroform; slightly soluble in carbon disulphide; insoluble in water
Melting Point 57 to 66 °C
Heavy metals Not more than 10 PPM
Residue on ignition Not more than 1.0 %
Loss on drying Not more than 1.0 %
Capsaicin content Not less than 95.0 %