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Substance Name: Lecithin, soybean
RN: 8030-76-0
UNII: 1DI56QDM62

Note

  • /Lecithins/ A complex mixture of PHOSPHOLIPIDS; GLYCOLIPIDS; and TRIGLYCERIDES; with substantial amounts of PHOSPHATIDYLCHOLINES; PHOSPHATIDYLETHANOLAMINES; and PHOSPHATIDYLINOSITOLS, which are sometimes loosely termed as 1,2-diacyl-3-phosphocholines. Lecithin is a component of the CELL MEMBRANE and commercially extracted from SOYBEANS and EGG YOLK. The emulsifying and surfactant properties are useful in FOOD ADDITIVES and for forming organogels ( GELS).

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Code

  • TSCA UVCB
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Lecithin, soybean

Synonyms

  • EINECS 310-129-7
  • Hawkeye
  • Lecimulthin 100
  • Lecithins, from soy beans
  • UNII-1DI56QDM62

Systematic Names

  • Lecithins, soya
  • Lecithins, soybean
  • Soy lecithin

Superlist Name

  • Lecithins, soya

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8030-76-0

FDA UNII

  • 1DI56QDM62

System Generated Number

  • 0008030760