Bergapten USP – API used in skin medicines

Bergapten USP is an API which is used by the Pharma industry.

CAS Number: 484-20-8
Molecular formula: C12H8O4

Bergapten (5-methoxypsoralen) is a psoralen (also known as furocoumarins) found in bergamot essential oil and many other citrus essential oils. It is used for the treatment of psoriasis and vitiligo and is recognized as a routine therapy for several psoriasis (Photochemiotherapy). It is also used to promote tanning in Suntan Lotion.

At Himachal Pharmaceuticals we manufacture Bergapten USP as per United States Pharmacopoeia standards. It is only available for bulk requirements as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients for the Pharmaceutical or Drug manufacturing companies, agents or other industrial bulk consumers.