Xylitol, E967, Cas no. 87-99-0, sugar alcohol, manufacturing process by hydrogenation of Xylose. Characters: white crystalline powder, sweet as sucrose, easily dissolve in water. Xylitol is a naturally-occurring 5-carbon polyol sweetener, and is the sweetest of all the polyols. It is as sweet as sucrose, has no after-taste and is safe for diabetics. Xylitol has 40% less calories than sugar, and is found in fruits and vegetables. Xylitol is used in the food and beverage industry as a sweetening agent as well as a nutritional enhancer to functional foods. Specifically, Xylitol can be used as a sucrose and glucose substitute in products intended for use by diabetics. Xylitol is used in “sugar free” chewing gum, mints, candies, cookie mixes, muffins, syrups, etc. As a professional Xylitol supplier, we distribute Xylitol FCC/USP/BP/EP food grade FCC USP.
Xylitol food grade Specification
|IDENTIFICATION||MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS|
|LOSS ON DRYING||≤0.2%|
|RESIDUE ON IGNITION||≤0.02%|
As a professional xylitol supplier, we’re engaged in export and distribute xylitol for years.
Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material Corn cobs are stable.
Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Xylitol manufacturers didn’t change much.
Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Xylitol will be stable in the coming months.
Although Xylitol generally regarded as a very safe and effective supplement, there can be some minor side effects. The side effects may:
- Xylitol is basically used for oral health. It is an alcohol basically and if the alcohol is not digested, it can lead to gastric and diarrhea. If your intake of xylitol is very high it may lead to hypoglycemia or low blood sugar.Xylitol can have laxative effects, if consumed in large doses. Diarrhea and gas are common side effects of xylitol. Very high doses of xylitol given in IV is known to cause high uric acid levels in blood. These high levels of uric acid can cause kidney stones. There are chances of changes in liver function tests and high level of blood acidity.In case of substandard purification techniques used for xylitol extracted from birch trees, they may cause very rare cases of allergies in people. In case of allergic reaction, the symptoms include itching, hives, skin rash, wheezing, breathing difficulty and swelling in mouth and throat. These allergies are very, very rare instances of xylitol side effects.
Xylitol is considered safe for humans, but in case of dogs, it is exactly the opposite. One should avoid giving any xylitol containing product to the dog. It can lead to hypoglycemia, seizures and collapse of dog after consumption of large quantity of xylitol. It promotes release of insulin and thus leads to severe hypoglycemia in dogs. It can even lead to liver damage in dogs.
Xylitol can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Xylitol is a food sweetener used in gum, chewing gums, toffees, soft candies, jellies, chocolates, chewing tablets.