Agent Name

alpha-Methylglucoside

CAS Number

97-30-3

Formula

C7-H14-O6

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Methyl alpha-D-glucopyranoside; Methyl-alpha-D-glucopyranoside; alpha-Methyl D-glucose ether; alpha-Methyl-D-glucoside; Methyl alpha-D-glucoside; alpha-D-Glucopyranoside, methyl; alpha-D-Glucoside, methyl; Glucopyranoside, methyl, alpha-D-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

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Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White crystals; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make drying oils, tall oil esters and varnishes, fatty acid esters, plasticizers, nonionic surface-active agents, alkyd resins, plasticizing alkyds, and glucoside hydroxypropyl ethers; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Glucose."

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