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W402826 Sigma-Aldrich

β-Cyclodextrin

produced by Wacker Chemie AG, Burghausen, Germany

Synonym: Caraway, Cycloheptaamylose, Cyclomaltoheptaose, Schardinger β-Dextrin

  • CAS Number 7585-39-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C42H70O35

  • Molecular Weight 1134.98

  •  FEMA Number 4028

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 78623

  •  EC Number 231-493-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00078139

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901974

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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biological source   synthetic
grade   produced by Wacker Chemie AG, Burghausen, Germany
description   derived from GMO corn
InChI Key   WHGYBXFWUBPSRW-FOUAGVGXSA-N
form   powder
optical activity   [α]20/D +162±3°, c = 1.5% in H2O
color   white
mp   290-300 °C (dec.) (lit.)
Organoleptic   odorless
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

β-Cyclodextrin is a cyclic oligosaccharide with a cage-like supramolecular structure. The internal cavity is apolar and can form inclusion complexes with many compounds such as fats, flavors, and colors. This molecular complexation ability of β-CD is used in the food industry for flavor protection or flavor delivery and in the cosmetic industry for the controlled release of fragrances.

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle

25 g in glass bottle

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
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