SORBOGEM® Fines Crystalline Sorbitol NF/FCC - 261053

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SORBOGEM® Fines Crystalline Sorbitol NF/FCC - 261053 is widely used in the food, confectionery, pharmaceutical and industrial markets. It is particularly suitable in applications where a small particle size is required. Typical functionality is as a cryoprotectant, crystallization inhibitor, freeze point depressant, plasticizer, humectant and excipient.

Ingredient Name: Sorbitol

Functions: Anti-Crystalizing Agent, Cryoprotectant, Humectant

Labeling Claims: Allergen-free, Butylated Hydroxyanisole-free, Colorants-free, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Kosher, Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)-free, Non-GMO, Not Listed In California Proposition 65, Soy-free, Wheat-free

Certifications & Compliance: FCC Compliant, FSSC 22000, GFSI Certified, Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS), ISO 22000, Kosher, National Formulary (NF), Non-GMO Project Verified

Physical Form: Crystals, Powder, Solid

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Identification & Functionality

Ingredient Name
Animal Feed & Nutrition Functions
Food Additive Number
E 420(i), INS 420(i)

Features & Benefits

Features and Benefits
  • White crystalline powder
  • Humectant
  • Cryoprotectant and freezing point depressant
  • Sugar Free bulking
  • Non-browning
  • Non-cariogenic
  • 60% as sweet as sucrose
  • Pleasant cooling effect

Applications & Uses

Animal Species


No detectable foreign odor
Clean - sweet taste
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Relative Sweetness (vs. Sucrose)60%
Solubility (at 25°C)235g/100ml water
Caloric Value2.6kcal/g, d.b.
Heat of Solution-26.5kcal/g
Melting Point Range99 - 101°C
Molecular Weight182g/mol
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Water Contentmax. 1.5%
Assay (as is D-Sorbitol)91 - 100.5% d.b.
Reducing Sugars ¹min. 12.8ml
Identifications A, BConforms
Lead Contentmax. 1ppm
Nickelmax. 1ppm
Residue on Ignitionmax. 0.1% d.b.
pH (10% w/w in Water)3.5 - 7
Microbiological Values
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Total Aerobic Microbial Countmax. 1000cfu/g
Yeast and Molds Countmax. 100cfu/g
Nutritional Information
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Total Fat *max. 0.1g/100g
Sodium *max. 1mg/100g
Total Carbohydrates99.7g/100g
Dietary Fiber0g/100g
Total Sugars *max. 0.1g/100g
Added Sugars0g/100g
Sugar Alcohols99.7g/100g
Protein *max. 0.1g/100g
Vitamin D0mcg/100g
Calcium *max. 1mg/100g
Iron *max. 0.1mg/100g
Potassium *max. 5mg/100g
Ash Content *max. 0.1g/100g
Screen Test
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Through U.S.S. #100 Mesh (149 microns)min. 95%
  • * Not present at level of quantification.
  • 1 Based on a sample wt. of 3.3 g. NLT 12.8 mL of 0.05 N sodium thiosulfate (NMT 0.3% d.b. as glucose)

Regulatory & Compliance

Regulatory Data
  • CAS Number : 50-70-4
  • United States
    • Meets NF (National Formulary) and FCC (Food Chemical Codex) requirements.
    • GRAS Affirmation : 21 CFR 184.1835
    • Labeling : Sorbitol
  • Canada
    • Food Additive
    • Labeling : Sorbitol

Packaging & Availability

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Packaging Information


Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
2 Years
Storage Conditions

Recommended storage temperature is 50°F -100°F (10°C-38°C). Storage at elevated temperature may result in caking of the sorbitol which would affect ease of handling. Shelf life is 2 years. Retest every 24 months for water, reducing sugars and assay.