Sorbitol, E420, Cas no.50-70-4, sugar alcohol, an isomer of mannitol, manufacturing process from corn. Characteristic: Sorbitol is 60% sweet taste and 1/3 less calorie than sucrose;good moisturizer, stabilizer and anti-crystallization agent;used in many kinds of food, including sugar-free confectionery, gums, frozen dessert, bakery food and etc. anti-cariogenic; can be used to add sweet for diabetic. Function & uses: Sorbitol is used as moisturizer in many products, and can be added to in confectionery, bakery foods and chocolate, to avoid food dry or hard by its moisture & stable capacity; Sorbitol is used to produce biscuits with bright colors and do not arise browning color, and also is good to mix used with other food additives like sucrose, gel, protein and vegetable fat. As a professional Sorbitol supplier, we distribute Sorbitol powder FCC/USP/EP/BP feed, food and pharmaceutical grade. Also we distribute Sorbitol 70% Solution.
|Synonyms||:||D-glucitol; D-Sorbitol; Sorbogem; Sorbo|
Sorbitol food grade specification
|APPEARANCE||WHITE CRYSTALLINE GRANULE OR POWDER|
|REDUCING SUGARS||0.15% MAX|
|TOTAL SUGARS||0.5% MAX|
|PH(50% AQ SOL)||5.0-7.0|
|RESIDUE ON IGNITION||0.1% MAX|
|HEAVY METALS||5PPM MAX|
|TOTAL BACTERIUM||100P/G MAX|
|COLON BACILLUS||ABSENT IN 1G|
As a professional Sorbitol supplier, we distribute Sorbitol food grade can provide HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates for Sorbitol.
Price of Sorbitol has been rising since April 2014 and reached a pretty high level at the end of the year. Demand from buyers is said to be largely steady despite slightly lower sales in the global candy and confectionary markets.
- 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.
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. Sorbitol is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
Sorbitol is hygroscopic, so the food by adding sorbitol to prevent the dry food, to keep the food fresh and soft. Sorbitol used in bread, cake, obviously. Sorbitol sweeter than sucrose, and not used by some bacteria, the production of confectionery sweetness in a good raw material, Sorbitol is also an important raw material production of sugar-free candy, processed foods of various anti-dental caries. Sorbitol does not contain aldehyde, easily oxidized, and amino acids in the heating does not produce Maillard reaction. Sorbitol has some physical activity, Sorbitol and carotenoids can prevent eating fat and protein denaturation, Sorbitol in the condensed milk to add sorbitol to extend shelf life, can improve the small intestine of the color, flavor, Sorbitol significant for the stability of the fish meat and the role of long-term preservation. Sorbitol in jam preserves also have the same effect. Sorbitol metabolism is not caused by elevated blood sugar, diabetes can serve as a food sweetener and nutrients.
Japanese chemical industry:
Sorbitol as an excipient in toothpaste, moisturizers, anti-freeze, adding the amount of up to 25 to 30% can maintain lubrication paste, color, taste good; Sorbitol in cosmetics as an anti-drying agent (instead of glycerol, it is also known as “on behalf of the glycerol”), Sorbitol emulsifier can enhance the stretch and lubrication for long-term storage; sorbitan fatty acid ester ethylene oxide adduct and has the advantage of skin irritation , Sorbitol widely used in the cosmetics industry.
Sorbitol can be used as raw material of vitamin C; can be used as syrup, injection fluids, medicine tablet ingredients, Sorbitol as a drug dispersants, fillers, cryoprotectants, anti-crystallization agent, medicine stabilizer, Run wet, capsules plasticizers, sweeteners, cream matrix and so on.
Sorbitol can be used for Span, Twain and other surfactant production, polyether production, plastic additives production