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W265624

Sigma-Aldrich

Maltol

natural, FG

Synonym(s):
3-Hydroxy-2-methyl-4-pyrone, 3-Hydroxy-2-methyl-4H-pyran-4-one, Larixinic acid, Maltol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H6O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
126.11
FEMA Number:
2656
Beilstein:
112169
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
7.014
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

wheat (Triticum)

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 117

autoignition temp.

1364 °F

expl. lim.

25 %

mp

160-164 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

wheat

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

caramel; jam; fruity; sweet

SMILES string

CC1=C(O)C(=O)C=CO1

InChI

1S/C6H6O3/c1-4-6(8)5(7)2-3-9-4/h2-3,8H,1H3

InChI key

XPCTZQVDEJYUGT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Maltol is a food flavor enhancing agent, which enhances sweetness. It is also used as food antioxidant due to its high antioxidant activity.

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle
5 kg in fiber drum

Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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