Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate

Sucrose acetate isobutyrate (SAIB), a mixture of esters of sucrose with a composition approximating the name sucrose diacetate hexaisobutyrate, it has been used as a ‘weighting’ or ‘density-adjusting’ agent in non-alcoholic carbonated and non-carbonated beverages.

Substance Identification

Synonyms SAIB | Sucrose acetoisobutyrate
CAS 126-13-6
EINECS 204-771-6
Molecular Formula C40H62O19
Moleclar Weight 846.9

Application & Uses

  • Used primarily in citrus beverages as a weighting agent or flavor emulsion stabilizer to prevent separation of essential citrus oils, Beverage emulsions-weighting agent, Color cosmetics/skincare, Flavorings, Fragrance fixative, Haircare, Coatings, Hot-melt coatings, Lacquers, Printing Inks, Wire, and Cable.
  • Architectural coatings, Auto OEM, Dyes/pigments/paints, General industrial coatings, Graphic arts, Inkjet printing inks, Leather Coatings, Paints & coatings, Personal care ingredients, Process additives, Protective coatings, Wood coatings

Features & Benefits

  • a stable liquid that is soluble in most alcohols, vegetable oils, flavoring oils, animal fats, and vegetable-based waxes. It has a light color, as well as good thermal, hydrolytic, and color stability.

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless to light yellow clear liquid
Content, % 98.8 to 101.9
Acid Value, mgKOH/g 0.2 max

GHS Hazard Statements

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  • flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room
  • ground all equipment containing material
  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place

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