Address:No.1065,Street 18,Hangzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone,Zhejiang Province,China 310018
International Sales: +86(0)571 8657 1191/92/93 Fax: +86(0)571 8657 1190 E-mail:
Copyright (C) Hangzhou Rossen Lipids Technology Co.,Ltd Powered by Powered by  编号:浙ICP备17052627号-1


Cholesterol USP/NF


CAS No. 57-88-5

 Pharmacopeial Quality

 EDQM Certificate of Suitability

 Kosher and Halal




 Melting Point, °C

 147 – 150

 Specific Rotation in 2%
 w/v in Dioxane

 (-)34 – (-)38

 Acidity, ml

 0.3 max.

 Residue on Ignition, %

 0.1 max.

 Loss on Drying, %

 0.3 max.

  Purity, % (G.C.)

  95 min.

 Packaging sizes

 50 kg

 Shelf life

 2 years

Cholesterol NF is a white odourless powder extracted from wool grease. It is a minimum purity of 95% that meets the current USP Pharmacopoeia requirements. Primarily used as the precursor for the production of Vitamin D3 as well as for the pharmaceutical manufacture of Cholesteryl Esters and Steroid Hormones.

Used as an O/W or W/O emulsifying agent in lotions and creams due to excellent emulsifying and stabilizing properties.
Basic material for the synthesis of Vitamin D3.

Soluble in Acetic Acid, Acetone, Alcohol, Benzene, Chloroform, Dioxane, Ether, Ethyl Acetate, Hexane, Pyridine, Toluene and Vegetable Oils. Insoluble in Water.

Store in sealed containers under normal cool, dry and well ventilated warehouse.