Sorbitol

Sorbitol Liquid, also known as glucitol, is a slow-metabolizing sugar alcohol that is derived from fruits, corn, and seaweed. It is used as a sweetener which is metabolized slowly by the human body. This product is used in diet foods (such as diet drinks and ice cream), mints, cough syrups, and sugar-free chewing gum.

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HS Code: 2905

C.A.S number: 50-70-4

Haz class:  N/A

Technical Specifications

PARAMETERS SPECIFICATIONS
Appearance
Colourless, syrupy liquid
Dry substance %
69 – 71
Water content %
29 – 31
Refractive index (20°C)
1.4575 – 1.4620
D-Sorbitol (as dry substance)%
50 Min
Specific gravity (20°C) g/ml
1.285 – 1.315
PH (1:1)
5.0 – 7.5
Resistivity μs/cm
10 Max
Total sugars %
0.15 Max
Ignition Residue
4.0 – 8.0
Nickel mg/kg
1.0 Max
Chloride mg/kg
10 Max
Sulphate mg/kg
50 Max
Heavy metals (as Pb) mg/kg
1.0 Max
Arsenic (as As2O3) mg/kg
1.0 Max
Total Plant Count cfu/g
100 Max
Resist experiment
-18°C 48h Non-crystal