$CAVAMAX<sup>®</sup> W6

CAVAMAX® W6 is standard grade alpha-cyclodextrin from Wacker Chemie AG. With 6 glucose units CAVAMAX® W6 has the smallest cavity of the parent cyclodextrins. It is useful for solubilizing, stabilizing or delivering small molecules. Synonyms: alpha-cyclodextrin, cyclohexaamylose, cyclomaltohexaose.

  • CAS No. 10016-20-3
  • Empirical formula C36H60O30
  • Molecular weight 972.84


  • Unique structure

  • Versatile functionality

  • Different ring sizes available

  • White powder with neutral odor

  • Solubilization and stabilization of guest molecules

  • Odor masking

  • Rheology modification


Units of 25 kg, 1000 kg, bulk.


Storage at room temperature in sealed containers under dry conditions is recommended. CAVAMAX® W6 technical has shelf life of at least 36 month 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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