Project Description

Chemical NameChenodeoxycholic acid
CAS No.474-25-9
Molecular Formula:C24H40O4
Molecular Weight:392.57
AppearanceWhite Powder
Formulations/Preparationstablet, capsule
Melting point165-167 °C
Flash point9℃
Boiling point437.26°C (rough estimate)
Storage temp.Refrigerator
Density0.9985 (rough estimate)



Chenodeoxycholic acid is a naturally occurring phytoalexin produced by some higher plants in response to injury or fungal infection. Phytoalexins are chemical substances produced by plants as a defense against infection by pathogenic microorganisms, such as fungi. Alexin is from the Greek, meaning to ward off or to protect. Resveratrol may also have alexin-like activity for humans. Epidemiological, in vitro and animal studies, suggest that a high resveratrol intake is associated with a reduced incidence of cardiovascular disease and a reduced risk for cancer.


Chenodeoxycholic Acid Powder mainly used as medicine raw materials.
it can emulsify fat and improve its function of digestion as a kind of organic acid.
applied in emulgator and in the research of biochemistry as a kind of medical intermediate. and applied in non ion-modified detergent to extract membrane protein.

Chenodeoxycholic acid (chenodiol) is a primary bile acid, synthesized in the liver and present in high concentrations in bile that is used therapeutically to dissolve cholesterol gallstones. Chronic therapy is associated with transient elevations in serum aminotransferase levels in up to 30% of patients, but chenodiol has been linked to only rare instances of clinically apparent liver injury with jaundice.


Contact us for CDCA Chenodeoxycholic Acid MSDS -Material Safety Data Sheet and CAS 474-25-9 COA-Certificate of Analysis, Product Data Sheet – in PDF Document.

Safety Information:



RIDADR:  UN1230 – class 3 – PG 2 – Methanol, solution

Handling and storage
Safety and HazardsHarmful if swallowed
Harmful in contact with skin
Causes skin irritation
Causes serious eye irritation
Harmful if inhaled
May cause respiratory irritation
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
Handling and storageHazardous material is properly classed, described, packaged, marked, labeled, and in condition for shipment as required.
Sample packageAluminium foil bag
Commercial packagefiber drum,with UN1230
UN CodeUN1230
HS Code2918990090
Shipping groupUN1230 – class 3 – PG 2 – Methanol, solution
Sales restrictionAs UN1230 hazard drug

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