Shikimic acid

Short Description:

Senna is a shrub found in India, Pakistan, South China and elsewhere. Its name is derived from the Arabic word “sena,” and it has been used in ayurvedic and unani medicines since the ninth century.The leaves and pods, or fruit, are used medicinally.

It is used in the field of medicine and health care products.

Product Detail

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Product Description

Product Name: Shikimic acid

Category: Plant Extracts

Effective components: Shikimic acid

Product specification: 98.0%

Analysis: HPLC

Quality Control: In House

Formulate: C7H10O5

Molecular weight: 174.15

CAS No: 138-59-0

Appearance: White Powder with characteristic odor.

Identification: Passes all criteria tests

Storage: Keep in cool and dry place, well-closed, away from moisture or direct sunlight.

Volume Savings: Sufficient material supply and stable supply channel of raw material.

Certificate of Analysis

Product name Shikimic acid Botanical Source Shikimic acid
Batch NO. RW-SA20210322 Batch Quantity 1100 kgs
Manufacture Date May. 22. 2021 Expiration Date May. 27. 2021
Solvents Residue Water&Ethanol Part Used Fruit
Physical&Chemical Data
Color White Organoleptic Qualified
Ordour Characteristic Organoleptic Qualified
Appearance Powder Organoleptic Qualified
Analytical Quality
Identification Identical to R.S. sample HPTLC Identical
Assay ≥98.0% HPLC Qualified
Loss on Drying 2.0% Max. Eur.Ph.7.0 [2.5.12] Qualified
Total Ash 0.5% Max. Eur.Ph.7.0 [2.4.16] Qualified
Sieve 100% pass 80 mesh USP36<786> Conform
Solvents Residue Meet Eur.Ph.7.0 <5.4> Eur.Ph.7.0 <2.4.24> Qualified
Pesticides Residue Meet USP Requirements USP36 <561> Qualified
Heavy Metals
Total Heavy Metals 10ppm Max. Eur.Ph.7.0 <2.2.58> ICP-MS Qualified
Lead (Pb) 2.0ppm Max. Eur.Ph.7.0 <2.2.58> ICP-MS Qualified
Arsenic (As) 2.0ppm Max. Eur.Ph.7.0 <2.2.58> ICP-MS Qualified
Cadmium(Cd) 1.0ppm Max. Eur.Ph.7.0 <2.2.58> ICP-MS Qualified
Mercury (Hg) 1.0ppm Max. Eur.Ph.7.0 <2.2.58> ICP-MS Qualified
Microbe Tests
Total Plate Count NMT 1000cfu/g USP  <2021> Qualified
Total Yeast & Mold NMT 100cfu/g USP  <2021> Qualified
E.Coli Negative USP  <2021> Negative
Salmonella Negative USP  <2021> Negative
Packing&Storage   Packed in paper-drums and two plastic-bags inside.
N.W: 25kgs
Store in a well-closed container away from moisture, light, oxygen.
Shelf life 24 months under the conditions above and in its original packaging.

Analyst: Dang Wang

Checked by: Lei Li

Approved by: Yang Zhang

Product Function

Shikimic Acid Structure inhibits platelet aggregation, inhibits the formation of arterial and venous thrombosis and cerebral thrombosis;anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects;Be used as an antiviral and anticancer drug intermediate,should not be used directly.


1, Star Anise Shikimic Acid uses inhibit platelet aggregation.

2, Inhibit arterial and venous thrombosis and cerebral thrombosis.

3, Antiviral and anticancer drug intermediates.

4, Anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects.

5, At present, shikimic acid is mainly used as one of the main raw materials for the synthetic treatment of bird flu drug-Tamiflu.

6, Pharmaceutical stuff;Functional food and food additive;Cosmetics additive.


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