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Erythritol

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Erythritol

CAS #

149-32-6

SYNONYM

1,2,3,4-Butanetetrol; 1,2,3,4-Tetrahydroxybutane, (R*,S*)-; Erythrit; Erythritol, meso- Erythroglucin; Paycite; C*Eridex; Erythroglucin; NIK 242; Erythritol; Tetrahydroxybutane; (R*,S*)-tetrahydroxybutane; 1,2,3,4-Butanetetrol, (2R,3S)-rel-; Erythrol; Lichen sugar; Erythritol, meso-; Antierythrite; meso-Erythritol; 1,2,3,4-Butanetetrol, (R*,S*)-; NSC 8099; Erythrite; 2,3,4-Butanetetrol,(R*,S*)-1; 2(r),3(s)-1,2,3,4-Butanetetrol; 3,4-butanetetrol,(theta,s)-2; Phycitol; L-Erythritol; Butanetetrol

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FORMULA

C4H10O4

Typical Product Specifications

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

122.12

EINECS

205-737-3

INCHI

1S/C4H10O4/c5-1-3(7)4(8)2-6/h3-8H,1-2H2/t3-,4+

INCHIKEY

UNXHWFMMPAWVPI-ZXZARUISSA-N

SOLUBILITY

H2O: 0.1 g/mL, clear to almost clear, colorless

WATER SOLUBILITY

soluble

FLASH POINT

329-331°C

STORAGE TEMPERATURE

-20°C

BRN NUMBER

1719753

MERCK

14,3675

DENSITY

1,451 g/cm3

MELTING POINT

118-120 °C

STABILITY

Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

BOILING POINT

329-331 °C

NOTES

Erythritol uses and applications include: Humectant, emollient in cosmetics; sweetener for beverages, chewing gum, candy, chocolate, pharmaceutical tablets and coatings; excipient for pharmaceutical syrups and medicated candies; taste masking agent to mask unpleasant bitter taste of actives in pharmaceutical syrups and oral care products; coolant for oral care products; hydrophilic building block in fine chemicals
Suggested storage of Erythritol: Store in cool, dry place below 0 C; keep tightly closed

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