Xylitol

Xylitol

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  • (2R,3r,4S)-Pentane-1,2,3,4,5-pentol
  • 29054900
  • CH2OH(CHOH)3CH2OH

  • White Crystalline Powder
  • 87-99-0
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  • 800 @ 25 kg Bags
    20 MT / 20'FCL
    800 @ 25 kg Bags
    20 MT / 20'FCL
    800 @ 25 kg Bags
    20 MT / 20'FCL
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China
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Brief Overview

Xylitol appears as a white crystalline powder that is water soluble. It is a sugar alcohol that is widely used in the food industry as sweeteners and thickeners. Xylitol containing Dental care products are also used in the application of reducing tooth decay.

 

Manufacturing Processes

Xylitol is manufactured through the reduction of D-xylose with Hydrogen using Raney nickel as a catalyst in the process.

Food Industry

Xylitol is widely used in the food industry as artificial sweeteners and thickeners. However, it does not influence insulin and blood sugar levels as it is absorbed at a slower rate compared to sugar.

 

Dental Industry

Xylitol is used in the manufacturing of dental care products due to its anti-cavity properties.

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