Amalti Syrup

  • Malbit
  • Amalty MR-100
  • D-Glucitol, 4-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-
  • D-4-O-alpha-D-Glucopyranosylglucitol
  • 4-O-alpha-D-Glucopyranosyl-D-glucitol
  • Glucitol, 4-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl, D
Formula
C12H24O11
Structure
Description
White to off-white solid.
Uses
A dentally harmless sugar substitute.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
585-88-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-567-0
RTECS
LZ4394000
RTECS class
Reproductive Effector
Beilstein/Gmelin
89983
Beilstein Reference
5-17-07-00145
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H24O11
Formula mass
344.31
Melting point, °C
145
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1E-28 (25 C)
Density
1.62 g/cm3
pKa/pKb
12.84 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
-5.14
Heat of fusion
50.6 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.