Sucrose Octa-acetate

(BAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Sacarosa, octaacetato de; Sucrose Octaacetate.
Chemical formula: C28H38O19 = 678.6.
CAS — 126-14-7.

Pharmacopoeias.

In USNF.

USNF 26

(Sucrose Octaacetate). A white, practically odourless, hygroscopic powder. M.p. not lower than 78°. Soluble 1 in 1100 of water, 1 in 11 of alcohol, 1 in 0.3 of acetone, 1 in 0.5 of toluene, and 1 in 0.6 of benzene; very soluble in chloroform and in methyl alcohol; soluble in ether. Store in airtight containers.

💊 Profile

Sucrose octa-acetate has been used as an alcohol denaturant. It is also incorporated into preparations intended to deter nail biting.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Spain: Morde X.
Published May 08, 2019.