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Sorbitol 70%

Formula: C6H14O6

CAS: 50-70-4

HS Code: 2905.4400


Sorbitol 70% meets IP, BP and USP grade specifications. Strict quality standards are maintained through in-house fully equipped QC & QA lab along with separate microbiology laboratory, equipped with latest HPLC machines.

It has a complete integrated set of operations from Corn > Starch > Dextrose > Sorbitol. The plant has international quality equipment and technology, capable to produce crystalline and non-crystalline grades of Sorbitol. 


Sorbitol 70%
Specifications

  Characteristics Specification
  Appearance of solution Clear, colourless, syrupy liquid, miscible with water.
  D-Sorbitol%(m/m) Min.50%
  Water Content Between 28% to 31%
  Dry Matter Min.69%
  Reducing Sugar Max.0.2%
  pH 5.00 to 7.00
  Sulphated Ash%(m/m) Max.0.1%
  Lead Max.0.5ppm
  Nickel Max 1ppm
  Sulphate Max 100ppm
  Chloride Max 50ppm
  Arsenic(As) Max 3mg/Kg
  Heavy metals Max 10ppm

 

Applications

  • Sweetener– Sorbitol is used as a sugar substitute and bonding agent. It is referred to as a nutritive sweetener because it provides dietary energy: It is often used in diet foods (including diet drinks and ice cream), mints, sugar-free chewing gums, sugar-free candies, frozen desserts and baked goods.
  • Health care and cosmetic uses-Sorbitol is often used in cosmetics like Face creams, Lotions, etc as a humectant and thickener. Sorbitol is added to soaps, especially transparent glycerin bar soaps. It is widely used in oral hygiene formulation industries i.e. mouthwash, toothpaste and transparent gels as it resists fermentation by dental plaque bacteria.
  • Others: Confectionary, Tobacco, Textiles, Adhesives, Paper Emulsions and Paints: It is widely used in various other industries like Paper for increasing the flexibility, Tobacco wherein it gives mild aromatic fumes when smoked. Paint Industry uses Sorbitol to manufacture alkyd resin, used as binder.
Advantages

  • Sorbitol is a water-soluble polyhydric alcohol.
  • It is obtained by reduction of glucose, changing the aldehyde group to a hydroxyl group
  • Is an excellent humectant, texturizing and anti-crystallizing agent
  • It provides bulk, smooth mouth-feel, sweetness, cool and pleasant taste
  • Sorbitol is non-toxic, non-irritant, stable and chemically inert.
  • It has one-third fewer calories than sugar--about 2.6 calories per gram
  • Is non-cariogenic; also resistant to metabolism by oral bacteria prevents formation of dental caries and is less vulnerable to mould growth.
Packing

  • Sorbitol 70% is packed in 300kg HM-HDPE drums, 80 drums/FCL. It can also be customized as per individual requirements including, palletization on demand.