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9005-84-9 - Starch, from potato, soluble - A11961 - Alfa Aesar

A11961 Starch, from potato, soluble

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500g 32.90
2500g 128.00
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Starch, from potato, soluble


Chemical Properties

Melting point
256-258° dec.
Soluble in hot water.


In food industry, starch is used as a food preservative. Starch has extensive industrial use as an adhesive or bonding agent. It is also used in paper industry. Starch is used in the procedure to manufacture gypsum wallboards. Starch used in the laundry, also known as clothing starch. Glucose derived from starch may be fermented further to make ethanol or biofuel. Starch is also employed in the petroleum exploration industry. It is interesting to note that starch may be used to make hydrogen by making usage of enzymes.


It is stable and combustible. On decomposition it gives carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide.

Literature References

Teodoro, A. P.; Mali, S.; Romero, N.; Carvalho, G. M. Cassava starch films containing acetylated starch nanoparticles as reinforcement: Physical and mechanical characterization. Carbohydr. Polym. 2015, 126, 9-16.

Lloyd, J. R.; Kossmann, J. Transitory and storage starch metabolism: two sides of the same coin? Curr. Opin. Biotech. 2015, 32, 143-148.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P201-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310a-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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