Agent Name

Raffinose

CAS Number

512-69-6

Formula

C18-H32-O16

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

D-Raffinose; Gossypose; Melitose; Melitriose; D-(+)-Raffinose; Raffinose, pure; alpha-D-Glucopyranoside, beta-D-fructofuranosyl O-alpha-D-galactopyranosyl-(1-6)-; alpha-D-Glucopyranoside, beta-D-fructofuranosyl O-alpha-D-galactopyranosyl-(1->6)-; alpha-D-Glucopyranoside, beta-D-fructofuranosyl O-alpha-D-galactopyranosyl-(1.fwdarw.6)-; [ChemIDplus] beta-D-Fructofuranosyl O-alpha-D-galactopyranosyl (1 to 6)-alpha-D-glucopyranoside; [Merck Index] D-(+)-Raffinose; [RTECS] Raffinose Disks; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Oligosaccharides

Description

Pentahydrate: Solid; [Merck Index] Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A trisaccharide composed of 1 mol each of D-galactose, D-glucose, and D-fructose; Found in Australian manna and cottonseed meal; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.0E-25 mm Hg

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