$CAVAMAX<sup>®</sup> W8 FOOD


CAVAMAX® W8 Food is a food grade gamma-cyclodextrin from Wacker Chemie AG. With 8 glucose units CAVAMAX® W8 Food has the largest cavity and best water solubility of the native cyclodextrins. CAVAMAX® W8 can form inclusion complexes with specific guest molecules. This enables multiple functionalities in food and dietary supplements, such as masking of unwanted flavors or stabilization and targeted release of bioactives. Synonyms: Gamma-cyclodextrin, cyclooctaamylose, cyclomaltooctaose

  • INCI Cyclodextrin
  • Empirical formula 


  • Molecular weight 14297


  • Plant-based sustainable raw materials
  • No allergen labeling required
  • Clean label (no E-number)
  • Non-GMO grade available
  • Highly versatile


Units of 20 kg (pallet scheme 40x20 kg), 1000 kg, bulk


Storage at room temperature in sealed containers under dry conditions is recommended. CAVAMAX® W8 FOOD  has a shelf life of at least 36 months when stored in unbrocken 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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