Xylitol is a sugar alcohol which is used as a sweetener in white crystalline powder form. Xylitol is actively beneficial for dental health by reducing cavities and helpful to remineralization in tooth enamel. It occurs naturally in low concentrations in the fibers of many fruits and vegetables, and can be extracted from various berries, oats, and mushrooms, as well as fibrous material such as corn husks and sugar cane bagasse. Xylitol is chemically pure and contains no additives, preservatives or colors. It is used in foods, chewing gum, mouthwash & toothpaste, pharmaceuticals, dietetic products, and cosmetics.
Xylitol is a white crystalline powder having a sweet taste. It is freely soluble in water and slightly soluble in ethanol. Xylitol is manufactured without the use of Pesticides/Herbicides, Allergens, BSE/BTEs and GMO’s.
Molecular Weight: 152.15
Flashpoint: Not Applicable
Foods, Sugar Free Chewing Gum, Confectionery, Oral Hygiene Products (Mouthwash and Toothpaste), Pharmaceuticals, Dietetic Products, Cosmetics.
|Appearance||White crystal granule / powder|
|Sensory||Clean Sweet Taste, No Unusual Odor|
|pH||5.0 – 7.0|
|Loss on Drying||≤ 0.2%|
|Assay (Dried Basis)||99.5% – 100.5%|
|Melting Point||119º C – 123º C|
|Residue on Ignition||≤ 0.1%|
|Reducing Sugars||≤ 0.3%|
|Ribitol and Glycerol||≤ 0.1%|
|Lead||≤ 1 ppm|
|Arsenic||≤ 2 ppm|
25-kg Kraft paper bag, 500kg or 1000 kg container.
SHIPPING & HANDLING
Recommended to be shipped in an odor-free environment. Low humidity conditions are recommended to minimize caking/degradation potentials
Store in well closed containers in a dry environment.
The shelf life of this material is 2 years from the date of manufacture if stored in recommended conditions.
This material is Kosher, Parve and Halal Certified.