Mannitol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Mannitol Properties


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Mannitol is an organic compound. It is used to induce osmotic stress in plants.Mannitol is used for dehydrant and diuretics in acute oliguric renal failure, re­duce intraocular and intracerebral pressures, enhance urinary excretion of some toxins,used as an irrigating solution during transurethral prostatic resections. It is used as the analytical reagent, and it is also used in the resin and the drugs synthesis.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 87-78-5
Chemical Composition Sodium Hydroxide-->Hydrochloric Acid-->D(+)-Glucose-->Pectin-->Sodium Alginate-->Kassou
EINECS Number 201-770-2
IUPAC Name (2R,3R,4R,5R)-Hexane-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexol
InChI 1S/C6H14O6/c7-1-3(9)5(11)6(12)4(10)2-8/h3-12H,1-2H2
Molar Mass 182.17 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H14O6
Synonyms Mannitol usp;Mannitol USP/BP;Mannitol Pyrogen Free USP24;Mannitol Pyrogen Free USP;Mannitol b;Mannitol USP 24 uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X