- Product Specification
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Sorbitol with IUPAC name (2S,3R,4R,5R)-Hexane-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexol, belongs to sugar alcohol groups and act as transport and storage sugar in most plants. It is also naturally in many fruits and uses in different applications. This product industrially produced by hydrogenation from glucose syrups. By the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), d-glucitol is recognized as safe product. For information on how to buy this product and place an order, you can contact our colleagues in the sales department.
|White crystalline powder|
(201–205 °F; 367–369 K)
|Boiling point||295 °C at 3.5 mm Hg|
|Solubility|| 2350 g/L in water
Synthesis of Sorbitol
This sweetener obtained by changing the aldehyde group (−CHO) to an alcohol group (−CH2OH) through reduction reaction.
C6H12O6 + NADH + H+ —–>C6H14O6+ NAD+
For keeping the food fresh and soft use this product because sorbitol is hygroscopic that prevents drying food, obviously uses in cake and bread.
This is sweeter than sucrose, so it uses in confectionery and important raw material for preparing sugar-free candies and Because of sorbitol’s metabolism, it doesn’t cause elevated blood sugar.
On the other hand, this product also uses in jam and fish meat to preserve for the long-term.
Sorbitol is one of the agents that have a very important role in cosmetic applications because provides texture and viscosity. Is used in cosmetic ingredient to smoothing and shining and moisturizing.
It also used for producing different medicines, such as syrup, injection fluids, medicine tablet ingredients, capsules plasticizers.
This product shows that is good for oral health that Prevents the growth of oral bacteria that cause tooth decay. That’s because it’s noncariogenic means they don’t form a cavity in a tooth that causes used in toothpaste and also sugar-free chewing gum.
C6H14O6 is used by a number of scientific studies. Sorbitol intake is not limited, but the FDA recommends that the daily sorbitol intake should not exceed 30 grams per day.
According to the MSDS paper some points mentioned below:
- In case of skin contact: wash immediately with plenty of soap and water.
- In case of eye contact: bathe the eye with running water for 15 minutes.
- In case of ingestion: do not induce vomiting. If conscious, give half a litre of water to drink immediately
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Sorbitol (pronounced sore-bih-tall) is a type of carbohydrate called sugar alcohol, or polyol, which are water-soluble compounds that occur naturally in many fruits and vegetables. Sorbitol is also commercially produced from glucose for use in packaged foods and beverages to provide sweetness, texture and moisture retention.
Product Name: Sorbitol
CAS number: 50-70-4
E number: E420