casno. : CAS 50-70-4
Sorbitol is a sugar alcohol produced by the reduction of glucose, which converts the aldehyde group to a primary alcohol group. It appears in nature as sorbitol hexa-2-ulose, a naturally occurring form of hexanediol. In terms of its physical and chemical properties, it is similar to other polyhydric alcohols.
White crystalline powder
Easily soluble in water
1. The raw material for the production of vitamin C, vitamin C can be obtained from sorbitol by fermentation and chemical synthesis.
2. Nutritional sweeteners, wetting agents, chelating agents and stabilizers. It is a special sweetener with moisturizing function.
3. Synthetic resin and plastic, separation and analysis of low boiling point oxygen-containing compounds.
4. Used as a humidifier for toothpaste, cosmetics.