Mannitol

Natural sweetener, E421, CAS No. 87-78-5 HS code 290543

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Mannitol, E421, CAS No. 87-78-5, a sugar alcohol/polyol, the sweetness equivalent to sucrose 70%. Manufacturing process via the hydrogenation of fructose. It is an isomer of Sorbitol, widely used as sweetener in chewing gum with its pleasant taste and mouth feel. Characteristics: colorless crystalline powder, odor free and with sweet taste, easily dissolved in water. Function and uses: as a sugar substitute for people with diabetes, and in chewing gums; as a coating for hard candies, dried fruits, and chewing gums, and it is often included as an ingredient in candies and chewing gum; used in producing the injection solution, reducing the encephalic pressure,the intraocular pressure etc. Excipient of filler for tablets: used in the anticancer drug,antibacterial,antihistamine medicine,in vitamin,drunk awaking drug,the mouth freshener tablet and so on. As a professional Mannitol supplier, we supply Mannitol powder NF/FCC/USP, food and pharma grade.

CAS No. : 87-78-5
Chemical Formula : C6H14O6
H.S.code : 290543
E No. : E421
Other name : (2R,3R,4R,5R)-Hexane-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexol
Chemical structure  :  Mannitol structure.png

Mannitol powder food grade Specification

ITEM STANDARD
APPEARANCE WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER
ASSAY 98.5-101.5%
WATER INSOLUBLE FREELY SOLUBLE
ACID DEGREE CONFORMS
LOSS ON DRYING 0.3 % MAX
RESIDUE ON IGNITION 0.1% MAX
REDUCING SUGARS 0.3% MAX
ARSENIC 2PPM MAX
NICKEL 1PPM MAX
CHLORIDE 10PPM MAX
SPECIFIC ROTATION +137°-+145°
MELTING POINT 165-168℃
AEROBIC PLATE COUNT 1000cfu/g MAX
COLIFORM 10MPN/100g MAX
ESCHERICHIA COL 10cfu/g MAX
YEAST&MOLD 10cfu/g MAX
SULFATE 50PPM  MAX
LEAD 1PPM MAX

As a professional Mannitol supplier, we supply Mannitol powder NF/FCC/USP, food and pharma grade. can provide HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates .

Price Trend of Mannitol

Upstream: Prices of upstream Seaweed Kelp Extract are stable and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Mannitol manufacturers didn’t change much.

Downstream: Downstream demand is pretty stable.
Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Mannitol will be stable in the coming months.

Mannitol MSDS

  • 5.1. Storage: Kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging, avoid moisture, store at room temperature.
  • 5.2. Handling precaution: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust.

Mannitol  Side Effect

Generally recognized as safe(GRAS) is a FDA designation that a specific substance or ingredient is generally considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements. Mannitol is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.

Mannitol is generally safe when used in food dosage level. Mannitol can cause various allergic reaction including dry mouth, increased thirst, blurred vision, convulsions swelling, pain, or skin changes where the medicine was injected when used in higher medical dosage level.

Application and Uses of Mannitol

The pleasant taste and mouthfeel of E421 also makes E421 a popular excipient for chewable tablets. Mannitol in medicine to reduce intracranial pressure, intraocular pressure and renal drugs, dehydration, sugar substitutes, also used as tablet excipients and solid, liquid diluent. Mannitol for anti-cancer drugs, antibiotics, antihistamines and vitamins, and most other tablets. In the food sector, Mannitol in sugar and sugar alcohols in the minimum water absorption, and sweet with a refreshing, for maltose, chewing gum, cakes and other foods of anti-sticking, and as a general anti-sticking pastry flour. Mannitol can also be used in patients with diabetes, food, fitness and food low calorific value, low-sugar sweetener.Read more

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