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Maltitol Properties

Maltitol

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Description

 

Maltitol is a sugar alcohol. It is made by the hydrogenation of maltose. It is used to replace table sugar because it has fewer calories. It is used as a low-calorie sweetening agent,pharmaceutical excipient.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Crystalline Powder
Boiling Point 788.5 °C
Brand Name Maltisorb;Maltisweet;Lesys
CAS Number 585-88-6
Chemical Composition Nickel-->Starch-->Maltose-->Dextrose
Density 1.69 g/cm3
EINECS Number 209-567-0
IUPAC Name 4-O-α-D-Glucopyranosyl-D-Glucitol
InChI 1S/C12H24O11/c13-1-4(16)7(18)11(5(17)2-14)23-12-10(21)9(20)8(19)6(3-15)22-12/h4-21H,1-3H2
InChIKey VQHSOMBJVWLPSR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Melting Point 149-152 °C
Molar Mass 344.31 g/mol
Molecular Formula C12H24O11
RTECS Number LZ4394000
Refractive 1.634 n/D
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms Amaltisyrup;Amaltymr100;D-4-O-Alpha-D-Glucopyranosylglucitol;Malbit;Maltimr;Amalty;Amalty MR 100;Amalty MR 20
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