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A19434 D-(+)-Trehalose dihydrate, 99%

CAS Number
6138-23-4
Synonyms
alpha-D-Glucopyranosyl-alpha-D-glucopyranoside

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A19434-06 5g 22.50
A19434-14 25g 67.00
A19434-22 100g 220.00
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D-(+)-Trehalose dihydrate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00071594
EINECS
202-739-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C12H22O11•2H2O
Formula Weight
378.33 (342.29anhy)
Melting point
97-99°
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water and hot alcohol.

Applications

D-(+)-Trehalose dihydrate is used as a food additive in many processed foods and pharmaceutical excipients. It is widely used as a direct replacement of conventional sweeteners and protects the cells from various environmental stresses. It finds application in the treatment of Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease.

Notes

Store in cool place. Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Schultz, I.; Vollmers, F.; Luhmann, T.; Rybak, J. C.; Wittmann, R.; Stank, K.; Steckel, H.; Kardziev, B.; Schmidt, M.; Hogger, P.; Meinel, L. Pulmonary Insulin-like Growth Factor I Delivery from Trehalose and Silk-Fibroin Microparticles. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2015, 1 (2), 119-129.

Amaro, M. I.; Tajber, L.; Corrigan, O. I.; Healy, A. M. Co-Spray Dried Carbohydrate Microparticles: Crystallisation Delay/Inhibition and Improved Aerosolization Characteristics Through the Incorporation of Hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin with Amorphous Raffinose or Trehalose. Pharm. Res. 2015, 32 (1), 180-195.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H500

May form combustible dust concentrations in air

Other References

Merck
14,9580
Beilstein
5322018
Harmonized Tariff Code
2940.00
TSCA
Yes

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