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  • Abbreviation: L-Phe
  • Chemical Name: (2S)-2-Amino-3-phenylpropanoic Acid
  • Chemical Formula: C9H11NO2
  • Molecular Weight: 165.19
  • Nitrogen Content: 8.48%
  • CAS Number: 63-91-2
  • Conforms To: USP, EP, JP
  • Solubility: Sparingly soluble in water
  • Assay: 98.5 tp 101.0%
  • Description: White crystals or crystalline powder; slightly bitter taste
  • Country of Origin: Japan, China
  • Manufacturing Process: Fermentation
  • Packaging: 1 Kg, 10 Kg poly pail, 50 Kg fiber drum
  • Additional Information: Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid derived from animal and vegetable proteins and deficiencies are very rare. However, in some rare cases, an inborn error in metabolism known as Phenylketonuria (PKU) can cause Phenylalanine to build up in the blood, resulting in a lifelong diet that is low in Phenylalanine.
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