Agent Name

Allitol

CAS Number

488-44-8

Formula

C6-H14-O6

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Allodulcit; Allodulcitol; [RTECS]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Allitol, a water retentive rare sugar alcohol, may be used as a monosaccharide laxative. Allitol may be used as a reference compound during separation and analysis of hexitols such as galactitol, iditol, altritols, sorbitol and mannitol." [Sigma-Aldrich]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (rat) = 20.6 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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