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Ethyl Maltol

General Description

Synonyms = Veltol plus, 2-Ethyl-3-hydroxy-4-pyrone

Molecular Formula = C7H8O3

Molecular Weight = 140.14

CAS = 4940-11-8

Appearance = White crystalline powder

Odor = Burning sugar, fruit like, sweet

 

Physicochemical Properties

Assay (GC) = 99% min

Melting point (0C) = 89 ~ 93

Water = 0.5% max

Residue on ignition = 0.2% max

Solubility = 1 gram sample soluble in 5 ml 90% ethanol

 

Storage & Packing

Standard packing = In fibre drums, net weight 25 Kgs.

Storage = At cool place, in unopened packing, avoid prolonged exposure to light, heat and air.

 

Application

Confectionary, Pharmaceuticals and Flavors