IUPAC name: 3,5,7-trihydroxy-2-[3-hydroxy-4-[(2S,3R,4S,5R,6R)-3,4,5-trihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)oxan-2-yl]oxy-phenyl]chromen-4-one Other name: Spiraeoside
The chemical formula is C21H20O12. The molecular weight is 464.4 g/mol. The product belongs to the flavonols that is a class of natural chemicals belonging to the flavonoids. It is highly water-soluble and is easily degraded by hydrolysis and /or hydrogenation at temperatures >40°C.
The product shall be yellow in colour and shall normally be powdered.
The product has a purity >97% as detected by high- performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) connected to UV /Vis detector at 280nm and 350nm. The rest is impurities of other flavonoids or polyphenols.
The product should be kept in darkness and at low temperatures for storage more than a few days (< -5°C).