Xylitol is a sugar alcohol compound with a chemical formula of C5H12O5 and a white crystalline powder in appearance. Its water solubility is extremely soluble. Xylitol is naturally present in various fruits, vegetables, grains, etc. in small amounts.
Xylitol is a sweetener used as a food additive and sugar substitute. Its sweetness is the same as that of sucrose. Only 2.4 calories per gram, 40% less than ordinary sugar.
|Items||Specification||Result of Inspection|
|Sense||White Crystals or Crystalline powder,Sweet and no odor.||white Crystalline powder,|
|Sweet and no odor|
|Assay on dry basis||98.5-101.0%||99.76|
|Reducing sugars(as glucose)||≤0.2%||0.02|
|Residue on ignition||≤0.1%||0.02|
|Heavy metals ,as Pb||≤5mg/kg||≤5mg/kg|
|Aerobic plate count||≤100cfu/g||<10cfu/g|
|Salmonella||Absent in 25g||Negative|