Agent Name

Maltodextrin

CAS Number

9050-36-6

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Fibersol 2(E); Instant Stellar; Lycatab; Maldex 15; Maltodextrins; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polysaccharides

Description

White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Carbohydrate present in partially hydrolyzed starch; Has been used as supplement for nursing newborns; [REPROTOX] Active ingredient in the EU for use as an insecticide on non-edible plants, soft fruit, cane fruit, bush fruit, brassicae, and top fruit; [ExPub: EFSA - PRAPer Conclusion] Used as a flavoring agent, anticaking agent, humectant, nutritional supplement, nutritive sweetener, solvent, stabilizer or thickener, surface-active agent, and texturizer for foods; [FDA] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

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