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SORBITOL
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Technical Specifications
 
 

NON-CRYSTALLISING SORBITOL

CRYSTALLISING SORBITOL

DESCRIPTION

A clear colourless viscous liquid

A clear colourless viscous liquid

TASTE   Mild sweet Mild sweet
SPECIFIC GRAVITY AT 25oC

1.285 MIN

1.290 MIN
REFRACTIVE INDEX AT 20oC  

1.455 TO 1.465

1.457 TO 1.462

ACIDITY OR

* NMT 0.2ml of 0.01M NaOH or NMT 0.3ml of 0.01M HCL Solution as per specified test in I.P.

NMT 0.2ml of 0.01M NaOH or NMT 0.3ml of 0.01M Solution as per specified test in I.P.  
REDUCING SUGAR   *NLT 12.8ml of 0.05M Sodium thiosulphate solution should be consumed as per specified test in I.P.  

NLT 12.8ml of 0.05M Sodium thiosulphate solution should be consumed as per specified test in I.P.

OPTICAL ROTATION

+1.5o TO +3.5o
(as per specified test in I.P.)

0o to +1.5o
(as per specified test in I.P.)

CLARITY & COLOR 10% solution should be clear and colourless  

10% solution should be clear & colourless

ARSENIC NMT 2ppm NMT 2ppm
HEAVY METALS NMT 10ppm NMT 10ppm  
CHLORIDE NMT 50ppm   NMT 50ppm  
SULPHATE   NMT 125ppm   NMT 125ppm  
NICKEL  

NMT 1ppm

NMT 1ppm

SULPHATED ASH

NMT 0.1% W/W

NMT 0.1% W/W

SOLID MATTER 68% TO 72%W/W

69% TO 71%W/W

POLYOLS NLT 62%W/W AS D-GLUCITOL   68% TO 72%W/W AS D-GLUCITOL  
  *NMT=NOT MORE THAN   *NLT=NOT LESS THAN  

PAPER INDUSTRY
SORBITOL increases the flexibility of paper, thus folding value is higher while the length of rupture and elongation does not change abnormally.