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Alfa Aesar™ Xylitol, 99%

$31.38 - $100.51

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Xylitol
CAS 87-99-0
Molecular Formula C5H12O5
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064292
Beilstein 1720523
Merck Index 14,10085
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Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity    

AAA1694422

 
alfa aesar
A16944-22
100g Each for $31.38

AAA1694436

 
alfa aesar™
A16944-36
500g Each for $100.51
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Density 1.515g/mL
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material Xylitol
CAS 87-99-0
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C5H12O5
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064292
Beilstein 1720523
Merck Index 14,10085
RTECS Number ZF0800000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It is employed as a polyol substrate for xylitol and sorbitol dehydrogenases and sorbitol dehydrogenase derived from xylose. It is applied as a sweetener and humectants and skin conditioning agent in cosmetics industry.

Solubility
Soluble in water (50 mg/ml), abs methanol (6 g/100ml), abs ethanol (1.2 g/100ml), alcohol (very slightly), and pyridine. Insoluble in ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Store away from oxidizing agents, water/moisture. Store under inert gas.