Xylitol

sugar alcohol, CASno. 87-99-0, E967 HS code 290549

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Xylitol, E967, Cas no. 87-99-0, sugar alcohol, manufacturing process by hydrogenation of Xylose. Characters: white crystalline powder, sweet as sucrose, easily dissolve in water. Xylitol is a naturally-occurring 5-carbon polyol sweetener, and is the sweetest of all the polyols. It is as sweet as sucrose, has no after-taste and is safe for diabetics. Xylitol has 40% less calories than sugar, and is found in fruits and vegetables. Xylitol is used in the food and beverage industry as a sweetening agent as well as a nutritional enhancer to functional foods. Specifically, Xylitol can be used as a sucrose and glucose substitute in products intended for use by diabetics. Xylitol is used in “sugar free” chewing gum, mints, candies, cookie mixes, muffins, syrups, etc. As a professional Xylitol supplier, we distribute Xylitol FCC/USP/BP/EP food grade FCC USP.

CAS No. : 87-99-0
Chemical Formula : C5H12O5
H.S.code : 290549
E No. : E967
Chemical name : (2,3,4)-Pentane-1,2,3,4,5-pentol
Chemical structure  :  Xylitol chemical structure

Xylitol food grade Specification

ITEM STANDARD
IDENTIFICATION MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS
APPEARANCE WHITE CRYSTALS
ASSAY(DRY BASIS) ≥98.5%
OTHER POLYOLS ≤1.5%
LOSS ON DRYING ≤0.2%
RESIDUE ON IGNITION ≤0.02%
REDUCING SUGARS ≤0.5%
HEAVY METALS ≤2.5PPM
ARSENIC ≤0.5PPM
NICKEL ≤1 PPM
LEAD ≤0.5PPM
SULFATE ≤50PPM
CHLORIDE ≤50PPM
MELTING POINT 92-96℃

As a professional Xylitol supplier, we distribute Xylitol food grade FCC USP can provide ISO, HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates.

Price Trend of Xylitol

Upstream: Prices of upstream Corn cobs are stable and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Xylitol manufacturers didn’t change much.

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

Xylitol 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.

Side Effect of Xylitol

The reason sugar alcohols like xylitol are not recommended for human consumption is because of the two-fold metabolic xylitol side effects that burden the body and lead to weight gain:

  1. First, because the body cannot digest them properly the non-metabolized portion ferments and creates a favorable environment for harmful bacteria to colonize. Exacerbating yeast problems, many people will also experience constipation, gas/bloating and diarrhea.
  2. Second, as with all toxins, because the body cannot digest them sufficiently precious metabolic resources are wasted in an attempt to clear it out of your digestive system and can thus cause unwanted weight gain.

Application and Uses of Xylitol

Xylitol is a polyalcohol or sugar alcohol widely used as diabetic sweetener in food and beverage. As a diabetic sweetener, Xylitol can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and various other industries. Read more

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