chemical formula: C8H10N4O2
( powder )
Caffeine is an
alkaloid that's found in numerous plant species where it acts as a natural
pesticide that paralyzes and kills certain insects. In Humans, Caffeine is
a central nervous system and metabolic stimulant in small milligram quantities,
however, ingestion of larger amounts can be fatal.
This material is for laboratory/research purposes only and not to be added to
food, drink or cosmetic products.
Caution: Overexposure to Caffeine is deadly. Use normal safety precautions when working with Caffeine. Accidental
inhalation of fine particles can be harmful.