$CAVAMAX<sup>®</sup> W8

CAVAMAX® W8 is standard grade gamma-cyclodextrin from Wacker Chemie AG. CAVAMAX® W8 with 8 glucose units has the largest cavity of the parent cyclodextrins and is the most water soluble. It is useful for solubilizing, stabilizing or delivering larger molecules lipids.

Synonyms: gamma-cyclodextrin, cyclooctaamylose, cyclomaltooctaose

  • Empirical formula C48H80O40
  • Molecular weight 1297


  • 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 20 kg, 1000 kg, bulk.


CAVAMAX® W8 has a 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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