Sorbitol, Crystalline, FCC/USP/NF/Kosher
Sorbitol, also known as glucitol, is a sugar alcohol, which the human body metabolizes slowly. Sorbitol is a sugar substitute for some foods and products such as diet drinks, ice cream, mints, cough syrups, and sugar-free chewing gum. Sorbitol is referred to as a nutritive sweetener because it provides dietary energy: 2.6 food calories per gram versus the average of 4 food calories for carbohydrates.
Appearance: White granular 50 mesh crystalin clear and colorless.
Assay: 96% - 100.5%
Heavy metals (Lead): 0.5 ppm
Nickel: 1 ppm