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Maltol

analytical standard

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
Beilstein:
112169
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

assay

≥97.0% (GC)

autoignition temp.

1364 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

expl. lim.

25 %

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

159-162 °C
160-164 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

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 an important food additive, which finds applications as a potent flavor enhancer to modify or enhance the flavor in the food and beverage industry. Some of the sources of maltol include bread crusts, baked cereals, coffee, caramelized food products, pyrolysis of sucrose, etc.

Application

Maltol may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in:
  • Synthetic and commercial food samples using UV–Vis spectrophotometry with chemometrics methods.
  • Food and beverage matrices using FIA-direct chemiluminescence procedure.

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

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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

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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