INTRODUCTION

Sorbitol 70% Solution is a colorless liquid syrup characterized by odorless smell but slightly sweet taste. Sorbitol 70% Solution is a slow-metabolizing sugar alcohol derived from fruits, corn and seaweed. It’s a sugar substitute found in foods such as frozen desserts, sugar-free chewing gum and diabetic candies.

Manufacture
Sorbitol is obtained from glucose, but preferably from fructose, and via fermentation or catalytic hydrogenation.

SynonymsD-Glucitol
D-Sorbitol
D-Galactitol
CAS no.50-70-4
EINECS no.200-061-5
Molecular formulaC6H14O6
Molecular weight182.17
Structure

Applications

PharmaceuticalsLiquid Syrups, Suspensions & Soft Gel Capsules.
Foods & BeveragesCandies, Energy drinks / Diet Chocolates, Biscuits Cakes & Pastries, Chewing Gums, Enzymes, Ice Creams, Fruit Jams.
Oral Care & CosmeticsToothpaste, Mouthwash, Creams, Ointments, Lotions, Shaving Creams & Shampoo.
IndustrialVitamin ‘C’, Sorbitol (D-Glucitol) Esters, Polyether Polyols for Rigid Polyurethane Foams, Alkyd Resins, Melamine & Phenolic Resins.
OthersTobacco, Papers, Explosives, Mortars & Concrete.
Grades
ExSyn offers Sorbitol 70% Solution EP/BP/USP/Food – Crystalline & Non-Crystalline grades.

SPECIFICATIONS (EP Non-Crystalline)

TestUnitSpecification
AppearanceA clear, colorless, syrupy liquid, miscible in water
Identification A (Examine the chromatograms obtained in the assay)The principle peak in the chromatogram obtained with the test solution and reference solution are similar in retention time
Identification BThe angle of rotation is +15° to +3.5°
Identification CIt is a clear syrupy liquid at 25°
Appearance of solutionA 14% w/v solution in water is clear and colorless
ConductivityμS cm-1NMT 10.0
Reducing sugarsNMT 0.2 %, calculated as glucose equivalent or NLT 12.8 ml of 0.05M Sodium thiosulphate is required
Reducing sugars after hydrolysisNMT 9.3 %, calculated as glucose equivalent or NLT 8.0 ml of 0.05 M sodium thiosulphate is required
Lead (Pb)ppmMax 0.5
Nickel (Ni)ppmMax 1.0
Water%28.0 – 32.0
Assay (as D-glucitol calculated on anhydrous basis)%72.0 – 92.0
Assay (as w/w of anhydrous substance)%68.0 – 72.0
Microbial Tests:
TVCcfu/gMax 1000
TYMCcfu/gMax 100
E. Coli.Should be absent per gram
SalmonellaShould be absent per gram

STORAGE
Store in a dry and well-ventilated area.

PACKING
300 kg HMHDPE drum, 1250 kg IBC & in ISOTANK.

REGISTRATION / CERTIFICATION
GMP, KOSHER, HALAL & REACH compliance certificate.

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