| IUPAC name
| Other names
|Molar mass||152.15 g/mol|
|Appearance||Colorless crystalline solid|
|Melting point||103 °C (217 °F; 376 K)|
|Boiling point||216 °C (421 °F; 489 K) (decomposes)|
|Solubility||Soluble in alcohol, pyridine|
|Vapor pressure||~0 mmHg|
|Safety data sheet||AlfaAesar (D-(+)-Arabitol)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Arabitol can be nitrated to arabitol pentanitrate.
Arabitol is a crystalline compound, soluble in water.
Arabitol is sold by chemical suppliers.
Arabitol can be formed by the reduction of either arabinose or lyxose.
- Sugar substitute
- Arabitol pentanitrate
Arabitol has low toxicity, though it's not commonly used as sweetener as it's more expensive than other sugar alcohols.
No special storage is required, a plastic bottle will suffice.
No special disposal is required. Discard it as you wish.