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L-Lysine HCl

Abbreviation

L-Lys HCl

Chemical Name

(2S)-2, 6-Diaminohexanoic Acid Monohydrochloride

Chemical Formula

C6H14N2O2·HCl

Molecular Weight

182.65

Nitrogen Content

15.34%

CAS Number

657-27-2

Conforms To

USP, EP, JP

Solubility

Freely soluble in water

Assay

98.5 to 101.0%

Description

White powder; slightly characteristic taste

Country of Origin

China

Manufacturing Process

Fermentation

Packaging

1 kg, 10 kg poly pail, 40 kg fiber drum

Additional Information

Lysine HCl is an essential amino acid. The lysine content of vegetable protein is generally low; therefore, vegetarians may need to supplement lysine in their diet. Hair care products such as shampoos and rinses use Lysine as an excipient. L-lysine HCl is obtained by neutralizing with hydrochloric acid.

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