Sucrose Octaacetate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Sucrose Octaacetate Properties

Sucrose Octaacetate

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Sucrose octaacetate is an acetylated derivative of sucrose. It is used commercially and industrially in a variety of applications. It is used as an inert ingredient in pesticides and herbicides. It has been approved by the FDA as a food additive. It has a bitter taste which has led to its use as bitterant and an aversive agent. The chemical has also been used to determine tasters from non-tasters in mice.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to Creamy White Powder
Boiling Point 260 °C
CAS Number 126-14-7
Class NA
Density 1.27 g/cm3
HS Code 29400090
IUPAC Name Acetic acid [(2S,3S,4R,5R)-4-acetoxy-2,5-bis(acetoxymethyl)-2-[ [(2R,3R,4S,5R,6R)-3,4,5-triacetoxy-6- (acetoxymethyl)-2-tetrahydropyranyl]oxy]-3-tetrahydrofuranyl] ester
InChI 1S/C28H38O19/c1-12(29)37-9-20-22(40-15(4)32)24(42-17(6)34)25(43-18(7)35)27(45-20)47-28(11-39-14(3)31)26(44-19(8)36)23(41-16(5)33)21(46-28)10-38-13(2)30/h20-27H,9-11H2,1-8H3/t20-,21-,22-,23-,24+,25-,26+,27-,28+/m1/s1
Melting Point 82-85 °C
Molar Mass 678.59 g/mol
Molecular Formula C28H38O19
NFPA 704 H-1,F-0,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number WN6620000
Solubility Slightly Soluble
Synonyms Sucrose, Octaacetate;a-D-Glucopyranoside, 1,3,4,6-tetra-O-acetyl-b-D-fructofuranosyl, tetraacetate;2,3,4,6,1',3',4',6'-Octa-O-acetylsucrose;NSC 1695;Octa-O-acetylsucrose;Octaacetyl Sucrose;Saccharose Octaacetate;Sucrose Octaacetate 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