Oxytocin is a synthetically produced peptide hormone mainly used to stimulate the contraction of the uterus in cases of uterine inertia. It is also used for lactation disorders. Oxytocin is also used to treat egg binding in reptiles and birds.

Chemical name

  • L-Cysteinyl-L-tyrosyl-L-isoleucyl-L-glutamyl-L-asparaginyl-L-cysteinyl-L-prolyl-L-leucylglycinamide cyclic (16)-disulfide.

Product details

  • CAS number: 50-56-6
  • Molecular formula: C43H66N12O12S2
  • Molecular weight: 1007 g/mol


Oxytocin is supplied from a source qualified by WELDING with comprehensive documentation such as CEP, ASMF and Indian GMP.


  • In an airtight container, protected from light, at a temperature of 2°C to 8°C


  • 1 MIU HDPE bottles packed in an HDPE canister      


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