Xylitol, white crystalline powder, as sweet as sucrose, easily dissolved in water (160g/100ml), slightly dissolved in Ethanol & Methanol, melting point 92℃-96℃, boiling point 216℃ and caloric value same as sucrose 16.72kj/g. Absorb heat when dissolved and provide natural cooling sensation in mouth. 10% Aqueous solution pH value 5.0-7.0.
Appearance: white crystalline powder, tastes sweet like sucrose.
Molecular formula: C5H12O5
Molecular weight: 152.15
|Appearance||White crystalline powder|
|Sense of taste||Sweet|
|Odor||No peculiar smell|
|Chemical control||GB 13509-2005||FCC(4)|
|Content of Xylitol||98.5%~101.0%||98.5%~101.0%|
|Loss on Drying||≤0.5%||≤0.5%|
|Reducing sugar(as glucose)||≤0.2%||≤0.3%|
|Heavy Metal as Pb)||≤0.0010%||—|
|Total plate countMould and Yeast countColiform bacteriaSalmonella||≤500cfu/g≤100cfu/g≤30MPN/100gNegative|
Xylitol can replace glycerin, used in papermaking, daily necessities and defense industry. Because it is more hydroxy compounds, with sweet, non-toxic, low calorific value applicable to the food and sweetener for diabetics.