Indole-3-carbinol is a colorless powder with a characteristic odor.
The product finds uses in various fields by virtue of the indole ring, which is active and mainly imparts medicinal properties to the molecule. It is also an important dietary supplement.
Biologically, it is produced by enzyme-catalysed hydrolysis of glucosinolate, abundantly found in cabbage, cauliflower, and other vegetables of Bressica family.
Synthetically and commercially, it is product of indole-3-acetic acid reduction.
Indiole-3-carbinol is cited to have medicinal properties and is subject of many clinical trials. It is applied in medicines to:
|prevent breast cancer|
|lower risk of prostate cancer recurrence|
|As an antioxidant|
Indole-3-carbinol is used as a KRM to make various intermediates for pharmaceutical applications, such as:
|Appearance||–||Off-white to red powder|
|Identification||–||Should give positive reaction|
|Loss on drying||%||Max 2.0|
|Residue on ignition||%||Max 0.1|
|Residual solvents||–||Not detected|
|Assay by HPLC||%||Min 99.0|
|Total heavy metals||ppm||Max 10.0|
|Total plate count||cfu/g||Max 1000|
|Yeast and mold||cfu/g||Max 100|
|Salmonella||–||Should be absent|
|E Coli||–||Should be absent|
|Staphylococcus||–||Should be absent|
|Pseudomonas||–||Should be absent|
The product is offered from NSF-GMP facility supported by a DMF for Nutraceutical application.
Recommended storage temperature is 2° to 8°C
10 kg bag in HDPE Drum
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