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Maltol

natural, FG

Synonym: 3-Hydroxy-2-methyl-4-pyrone, 3-Hydroxy-2-methyl-4H-pyran-4-one, Larixinic acid, Maltol

  • CAS Number 118-71-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H6O3

  • Molecular Weight 126.11

  •  FEMA Number 2656

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 112169

  •  EC Number 204-271-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00006578

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901224

  •  Flavis number 7.014

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Certified Natural Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Follows IFRA Guidelines,
biological source   wheat (Triticum)
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
  natural
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  FDA 21 CFR (117)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
InChI Key   XPCTZQVDEJYUGT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
autoignition temp.   1364 °F
expl. lim.   25 %
mp   160-164 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   caramel; jam; fruity; sweet
food allergen   wheat
fragrance allergen   no known allergens

Description

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

1 kg in poly bottle

100 g in poly bottle

5 kg in fiber drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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GHS07  GHS07
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Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Securing a Traceable Supply Chain for Food Grade Flavor Ingredients

Introduction Defining "Food Grade" Understanding "Food Grade" Versus "Industrial Grade" Top Questions to Ask a Flavor & Fragrances Supplier The Sigma-Aldrich Approach
Dr. Luke Grocholl
Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

The Complex Regulatory Landscape for Natural Flavor Ingredients

Introduction The Regulatory Landscape US and EU Definitions of Natural Regional Regulatory Variations The Example of Vanillin The Case for Standardization
Mr. Michael Sabisch1, Mr. David Smith2

1Senior Quality Assurance Specialist
2International Sales Coordinator, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food Safety, Oxidations

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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