Erythritol
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Erythritol
Alias
1,2,3,4-Butanetetrol, (2R,3S)-rel-
1,2,3,4-Butanetetrol, (R*,S*)-
1,2,3,4-Butanetetrol, (theta,S)-
L-Erythritol
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Alcohol
CAS No.
149-32-6
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C4H10O4
Molecular Weight: 122.12
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: dog intravenous LDLo: 5000mg/Kg; mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 7000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, hydrotropic abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Humectant in personal care products.
Use as intermediate.
Use as food additive, non-nutritive sweetener.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 149-32-6
Update: 20130920(1);

 

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