Alfacalcidol is a vitamin D analog. This substance is converted into the active hormone calcitriol by the human body. Alfacalcidol is not naturally occurring in the metabolic systems of humans or animals.

Alfacalcidol supplied by Dishman Netherlands is obtained from cholesterol. Alfacalcidol is used for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis or bone decalcification; besides this the substance is also used to treat bone growth disorders such as rickets. Alfacalcidol is also used to treat several abnormalities of the parathyroid glands.

Cas Nr. 41294-56-8

The identity of the substance has been verified by UV, IR, HPLC and NMR techniques.

Impurities according to the Monograph in the Ph.Eur. Residual solvents according to the USP (organic volatile impurities) and the Ph.Eur.

Content 97-102% (HPLC method)

Practically insoluble in water; freely soluble in alcohol; soluble in fatty oils.

The product is made under cGMP and various DMFs are filed.

In glass vials under nitrogen atmosphere.

Store in a dry and dark place, at temperatures indicated on the product label.

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