Nutritional Supplement Myo Inosito CAS 87-89-8

Product Name:         Myo Inosito/Inositol
Other Names:          Hexahydroxycyclohexane, Myo-Inositol, FCC Grade i-Inositol, meso-inositol, p-Iodo Phenol, myo-inositol plant cell culture tested
Type:                        Nutrition Enhancers
CAS No.:                  87-89-8
EINECS No.:            201-781-2
Molecular Formula:  C6H12O6
Molecular Weight:    180.16
Place of Origin:         China

Structural Formula



Myo Inosito, also known as Inositol. Myo Inosito is a nutrient for the pharmaceutical industry. It belongs to the vitamin B group and is a vitamin B complex. It has a similar effect to vitamin B and vitamin B1. Myo Inosito is widely present in various natural animal and plant and microbial tissues. Since it was originally extracted from muscle tissue, it is named inositol, also known as muscle sugar. Myo Inosito has similar properties to glucosyl alcohol, mannitol and xylitol.


White crystalline powder, odorless, and sweet. Dissolved in water (25 °C, 14g/100mL; 60 °C, 28g/100mL), slightly soluble in ethanol, acetic acid, ethylene glycol and glycerol, insoluble in ether, acetone and chloroform. Myo Inosito is stable in air; Stable to heat, acid and alkali, but is hygroscopic.


In food industry, Myo Inosito is used as nutrition fortifiers, participate in metabolism activities in the body, it has a variety of functions such as immunity, prevention and treatment of certain diseases; in the fermentation and food industry, Myo Inosito can be used for the cultivation of a variety of bacteria and promote the growth of yeast

In medicine, Myo Inosito is mainly used in treating cirrhosis, hepatitis, fatty liver, and hypercholesterolemia.

In Feed, Myo Inosito can promote livestock growth and prevent death.


Standard Item Test Results Specification
Melting Point 224.6-225.9℃ 224-227℃
Loss on drying 0.05% 0.50%
Chloride 0.001(%) ≤0.005%
Sulfate 0.003(%) ≤0.006%
Calcium Negative Negative
Residue on Ignition 0.03(%) ≤0.1%
Heavey metals ≤0.002% ≤0.002%
Lead ≤4mg/KG ≤4mg/KG
Arsenic ≤3mg/KG ≤3mg/KG
Iron ≤0.0005% ≤0.0005%
Assay 99.40% Min 97%on drying base


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