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Maltol

≥99.0%, FCC, FG

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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/REAXYS Number:
112169
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
148
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
7.014
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

agency

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

assay

≥99.0%

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

no known allergens

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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Application


  • Maltol prevents the progression of osteoarthritis by targeting PI3K/Akt/NF-κB pathway: In vitro and in vivo studies.: This article details the mechanisms through which maltol mitigates osteoarthritis, focusing on its effects on key signaling pathways which could be beneficial for therapeutic applications (Lu et al., 2021).

  • The Liver Protection Effects of Maltol, a Flavoring Agent, on Carbon Tetrachloride-Induced Acute Liver Injury in Mice via Inhibiting Apoptosis and Inflammatory Response.: This study explores maltol′s hepatoprotective properties, demonstrating its potential to inhibit apoptosis and inflammation in models of acute liver injury (Liu et al., 2018).

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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