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E636 Maltol CAS No. 118-71-8

Product Description

CAS No. : 118-71-8
Chemical Formula : C6H6O3
H.S.code : 293299
E number : E636

Maltol, E636, CAS No.118-71-8, is a natural organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis or fermentation, available as White crystalline powder. Maltol is primarily used in the food and beverage industry as a flavor enhancer. Maltol is a food additive appearing as a white, crystalline powder with a caramel-butterscotch or mild strawberry, fruity aroma. Maltol is widely used as a fragrance and sweetness intensifier in foods, cigarettes, beer, and other consumables. Its food applications include ice cream, soft drinks, candy, roasted foods, pudding, and jelly. Maltol and ethyl maltol is widely used as flavour enhancer.

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  • Specification
  • Maltol Specification

    ITEM STANDARD
    Color and shape White crystalline powder
    Purity > 99.0 %
    Melting point 160-164 ℃
    Water < 0.5 %
    Residue on ignition % 0.2 %
    Heavy metals (as Pb) < 10 PPM
    Lead < 10 PPM
    Arsenic < 3 PPM
    Cadmium < 1 PPM
    Mercury < 1 PPM
  • Market and Price
  • As a professional Maltol supplier, we’re engaged in supply and export Maltol for years.

    Price trend of Maltol

    Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material the synthesized chemical ingredients are stable.
    Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Maltol manufacturers didn’t change much.
    Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Maltol will be stable in the coming months.

  • Benefit
  • MSDS, Halal, Kosher, Gluten free
  • Maltol gluten free

    Maltol is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide primarily as a flavor enhancer for food to baked food, ice cream and candy.

    Halal Certified Maltol

    Maltol is general recognized as halal.

    Kosher Certified Maltol

    Maltol is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.

    Maltol MSDS

  • Side Effect
  • Side Effect of Maltol

    Maltol is generally considered a safe ingredient. The side effects may:

    • Abdominal pain
    • Flatulence
    • Constipation
    • Abdominal discomfort
    • Diarrhoea
  • Application and Uses
  • Application and Uses of Maltol

    Maltol can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. With a sweet cotton candy and caramel odor, the application of Maltol in foods such as in baked bread, cakes, etc.

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