$CAVAMAX<sup>®</sup> W6 FOOD


CAVAMAX® W6 FOOD is a food grade alpha-cyclodextrin from Wacker Chemie AG. With 6 glucose units CAVAMAX® W6 FOOD has the smallest cavity of the native cyclodextrins. The ring-shaped oligosaccharide is produced enzymatically from plant starch. Through its unique properties, CAVAMAX® W6 FOOD provides several useful functionalities, e.g. emulsifying and foam stabilizing, for creating innovative food solutions. Synonyms: alpha-cyclodextrin, cyclohexaamylose, cyclomaltohexaose

  • INCI Cyclodextrin
  • Empirical formula 


  • Molecular weight 972,84


  • Vegan
  • Sustainable plant-based raw materials
  • Clean label (no E-number)
  • EU Health Claim
  • Novel Food Ingredient (EU)
  • Non-GMO grade available
  • Highly versatile
  • Enables innovative "free from" solutions

CAVAMAX® W6 FOOD offers a vegan alternative for stabilizing oil-in-water emulsions and food foams. This enables the creation of innovative food solutions, such as egg-free bakery and heat-stable icings with vegetable oils instead of solid fats.


Units of 25 kg (pallet: 40x25 kg), 1000 kg, bulk


Storage at room temperature in sealed containers under dry conditions is recommended. CAVAMAX® W6 FOOD has a shelf life of at least 36 months when stored in unbroken original packaging in dry storage areas. The best use before date of each batch is shown on the product label. Storage beyond the date specified on the label does not necessarily mean that the product is no longer usable. In this case, however, the properties required for the intended use must be checked for quality assurance reasons.

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Wacker Chemical Corporation
3301 Sutton Road
Adrian, MI 49221-9397
United States
+1  888  922-5374 (Phone)

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