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Maltol

Molecular Formula:

C6H6O3

Molecular Weight:

126.112 g/mol

Registry Numbers

Cas Number: 118-71-8

EINECS Number: 204-271-8

MDL Number: MFCD00006578

InChIKey:

XPCTZQVDEJYUGT-UHFFFAOYAH

Smiles:

CC1=C(O)C(=O)C=CO1

Chemical structure of Maltol

Synthesis Reference(s)

The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 45, p. 1109, 1980 DOI: 10.1021/jo01294a037
Tetrahedron Letters, 17, p. 1363, 1976 DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(00)78065-8

Synonym Chemical Name(s)

3-hydroxy-2-methyl-4H-pyran-4-one
3-hydroxy-2-methyl-pyran-4-one
3-Hydroxy-2-methyl-4-pyrone
3-hydroxy-2-methylpyran-4-on
3-hydroxy-2-méthylpyran-4-one
3-ヒドロキシ-2-メチルピラン-4-オン

Physical Properties

Melting Point: 160-164 ºC
Boiling Point: 170 ºC (100 mmHg)

Density: n/a
Refractive Index: n/a

MSDS:

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