Agent Name

Sucrose acetate isobutyrate

CAS Number

126-13-6

Formula

C40-H62-O19

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

6-O-Acetyl-1,3,4-tris-O-(2-methyl-1-oxopropyl)-beta-D-fructofuranosyl alpha-D-glucopyranoside 6-acetate 2,3,4-tris(2-methylpropanoate); Isobutyric acid, hexaester with sucrose diacetate; SAIB; SAIB 100S; Saccharose acetate isobutyrate; Sucrose acetoisobutyrate; Sucrose, diacetate hexaisobutyrate; alpha-D-Glucopyranoside, 6-O-acetyl-1,3,4-tris-O-(2-methyl-1-oxopropyl)-beta-D-fructofuranosyl, 6-acetate 2,3,4-tris(2-methylpropanoate); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Clear semi-solid or 90% solution in ethanol; [Hawley] Light yellow viscous liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a modifier for lacquers, in hot-melt coating formulations, as a plasticizer (extrudable plastics), to adjust specific gravities of flavors for carbonated beverages (not approved in the US), and in citrus-flavored beverages as a substitute for brominated vegetable oils (in Canada); [HSDB] Used in cosmetics; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Causes muscle weakness and diarrhea in intraperitoneal, lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] No affect on liver enzymes in 20 volunteers who ingested 10 mg/kg/day for 14 days; [HSDB] May cause mild eye irritation, based on animal studies; [MSDSonline]

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