Maltitol
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Maltitol
Alias
4-O-alpha-D-Glucopyranosyl-D-glucitol
D-Glucitol, 4-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Sugar
CAS No.
585-88-6
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C12H24O11
Molecular Weight: 344.31
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: (1), solid; (2), liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: reproductive effect.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, hydrotropic, emulsifying abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as food additives, sweetener.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Conditioning agent, humectant in personal care products.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 585-88-6
Update: 20130920(1);