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Maltol

General Description

Synonyms = Palatone, 3-hydroxy-2-Methyl-4-pyranone

Molecular Formula = C6H6O3

Molecular Weight = 126.11

CAS = 118-71-8

Appearance = White powder or needle crystals

Odor = Burnt sugar, sweet

 

Physicochemical Properties

Assay (GC) = 99% min

Melting point (0C) = 160 ~ 164

Water = 0.5% max

Residue on ignition = 0.2% max

 

Storage & Packing

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

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

 

Application

Confectionary, Pharmaceuticals and Flavors