Sorbitol (Liquid)

Sorbitol (Liquid)

Sorbitol is a water-soluble polyhydric alcohol. It has high stability, humectancy and plasticizing along with sweet taste. Sorbitol is one of the key ingredients for making various type of products.

PROCESSING OF SORBITOL 70% (D-GLUCITOL) SOLUTION

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Description

Description

SORBITOL 70% (D-GLUCITOL) SOLUTION

Sorbitol is a water-soluble polyhydric alcohol. It has high stability, humectancy and plasticizing along with sweet taste. Sorbitol is one of the key ingredients for making various type of products. Sorbitol besides being immune to bacteriological degradation, is also less vulnerable to mould growth than most other humectants plasticizing materials. Sorbitol is produced by hydrogenation of dextrose under pressure with reaction controls.

Applications

  • Oral Care & Cosmetics: Toothpaste, Mouthwash, Creams, Ointments, Lotions, Shaving Cream & Shampoo
  • Pharmaceuticals: Liquid Syrups, Suspensions & Soft Gel Capsules
  • Food & Beverage: Candies, Energy drinks/Diet Chocolates, Biscuits Cakes & Pastries, Chewing Gums, Enzymes, Ice Creams, Fruit Jams
  • Industrial Applications: Vitamin ‘C’, Esters
  • Others: Tobacco, Papers, Explosives, Mortars & Concrete

Functionality

  • Bulking Agent
  • Low Calorie Sweetner
  • Humectant
  • Texturizing Agent
  • Stabilizer
  • Cooling Agent
  • Sequestrate

Specifications

USP

Characteristics Specifications
Description Clear,Colour less,Syrupy Liquid,Taste Sweet
Specific gravity Min 1.285 at 25 deg C
Refractive Index Between 1.455 to 1.465 at 20 deg C
water Between 28.5 to 31.5%
Residue on ignition Max 0.10%
Chlorides Max 0.005%
Sulphates Max 0.01%
Arsenic Max 2.5 ppm
Heavy – Metals Max 0.001%
Reducing Sugars N.M.T. 50mg Cuprous Oxide
Assay N.L.T. 64.0%