3-Hydroxy-2-methyl-4H-pyran-4-one CAS 118-71-8

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3-Hydroxy-2-methyl-4H-pyran-4-one paramete

CAS No.: 118-71-8
MF: C6H6O3, C6H6O3
FEMA No.: 3025
Type: Nutrition Enhancers
Model Number: 118-71-8
Application: Food Addtive
Grade: Food Grade
MW: 126.11000
Flash powder: 198 °F
Other Names: 3-Hydroxy-2-methyl-4H-pyran-4-one
EINECS No.: 204-271-8
Place of Origin: Shandong, China
Brand Name: Lookchemical
Product name: Maltol
Appearance: white crystal powder
Shelf Life: 2 Years
Melting powder: 160-164 °C


It is mainly used to make strawberry, coffee, malt, nuts, vanilla and various fruit-type flavors. Used for bread and cakes with fresh baked air.

Commonly used in daily necessities flavor formula, but the amount is very low. Used for pine needle and rose type, with warm and sweet effect. Mainly used in edible flavor, such as pineapple, strawberry and other fruit flavor, and generally can be used as a sweetener.

Used as food additive, flavor, can be used for tobacco flavor

This product is a kind of broad-spectrum fragrance synergist, has the function of enhancing aroma, solidifying aroma and sweetening, can prepare edible flavor, tobacco flavor, cosmetics flavor, etc., widely used in food, beverage, meat products, tobacco, wine, pharmaceutical and other industries, with obvious effects.


A white, crystalline powder having a characteristic caramel-butterscotch odor and suggestive of a fruity-strawberry aroma in dilute solution
Assay as (C6H6O3)
≥99. 0%
Melting range
Residue on ignition
Heavy metals(as Pb)
The results conforms with FCC VI standards


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

* Sample testing support.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.

After-Sales Service

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

*Product has any problem can return.


Secure and discreet shipment. You have various choices of transportation methods.

1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.


Q1: Do you accept sample order?
A:  We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we'll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.
Q2:  What information should I let you know if I want to get a quotation
A :  Quality you require, eg. Assay, Purity, or single impurity -Quantity you need -Standard you want, such as USP, EP, JP etc.
Q3: What’s your MOQ?
A :  Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.
Q4: Do you supply product report?
A : Yes. We'll give you product analysis report before shipping.
Q5: When will you deliver the goods
A :  For sample(less than 1kg), in about 3 working days after payment; for larger orders (more than 1kg), in about 7 working days after payment.
Q6: How to confirm the Product Quality before placing orders?
A :  You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

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