Mannitol, E421, CAS No. 87-78-5, a sugar alcohol/polyol, the sweetness equivalent to sucrose 70%. Manufacturing process via the hydrogenation of fructose. It is an isomer of Sorbitol, widely used as sweetener in chewing gum with its pleasant taste and mouth feel. Characteristics: colorless crystalline powder, odor free and with sweet taste, easily dissolved in water. Function and uses as a sugar substitute for people with diabetes and in chewing gums.
|Appearance||colorless crystalline powder|
|Assay Content %||98.5-101.5%|
|Loss on Drying %||0.3 % MAX|
|Ignited Residue, %||0.1% MAX|
|Hydrolysis products, %||≤0.1|
|PH(10% aqueous solution)||5.0-7.0|
|Arsenic (As)||< 2 ppm|
|Cadmium (Cd)||< 10 mg / kg|
|Lead (Pb)||< 2 mg / kg|
|Mercury (Hg)||< 0,1 mg / kg|
|Total Plate Count||1000cfu/g MAX|
|Total Yeast & Mold||10cfu/g MAX|
Mannitol can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Mannitol is used in yogurts, puddings, processed cheeses, baked goods, processed meats, sauces, soups, chewing gume. Mannitol can be used as a sweetener in diabetic foods.
Kosher Certified Mannitol :
Mannitol is an artificial sweetener manufactured through chemical synthesis. As a artificial low calorie sweetener, Mannitol is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.
Halal Certified Mannitol :
Mannitol is an artificial sweetener manufactured through chemical synthesis. As a synthesized chemical, Mannitol is general recognized as halal.
Mannitol Gluten Free:
Mannitol is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food used as an artificial sweetener in products such as chewing gum, fruit spreads, jams, processed fruit, processed vegetables, candy, beverages, coffee, tea and salad dressing.