DESCRIPTION

XylitolXylitol 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.

Formula: C5H12NO5

Molecular Weight: 152.15

Flashpoint: Not Applicable

SUGGESTED USES

Foods, Sugar Free Chewing Gum, Confectionery, Oral Hygiene Products (Mouthwash and Toothpaste), Pharmaceuticals, Dietetic Products, Cosmetics.

SPECIFICATIONS

Test Item Specification
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

FORMS

Powder

PACKAGING

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

STORAGE

Store in well closed containers in a dry environment.

SHELF LIFE

The shelf life of this material is 2 years from the date of manufacture if stored in recommended conditions.

CONFORMITY WITH

This material is Kosher, Parve and Halal Certified.

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