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.
|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|
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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.
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.
Maltol is general recognized as halal.
Maltol is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.
Maltol is generally considered a safe ingredient. The side effects may:
- Abdominal pain
- Abdominal discomfort
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.