Sorbitol 70%

Gulshan Polyols, is one of the largest manufacturers of Sorbitol with a capacity of 60000 MTPA in India. GPL's Sorbitol 70% facility is ISO 9001:2008, HACCP, OU-Kosher and HALAL certified. It also meets IP, BP and USP grade specifications. Strict quality standards are maintained through in-house fully equipped QC & QA lab along with separate microbiology laboratory, equipped with latest HPLC machines.

GPL's Starch Derivative facility is located at the Jhagadia Industrial Estate in Gujarat. It has a complete integrated set of operations from Corn > Starch > Dextrose > Sorbitol. It also has a 3 MW Captive Power Plant to fulfill its power needs. The plant has international quality equipment and technology, capable to produce crystalline and non-crystalline grades of Sorbitol. The company has invested substantially in Effluent Treatment Measures, making itself eco-friendly. GPL lays great emphasis on R&D activities to meet its customer's ever-changing needs.

Prominent Clients

Colgate-Palmolive, Hindustan Unilever, Asian Paints, Dabur etc. GPL is also the largest exporter of Sorbitol from the country with a presence in 20 countries covering three continents of Asia, Africa & Australia.

Packaging

GPL's Sorbitol 70% is packed in 300kg HM-HDPE drums, 80 drums/FCL. It can also be customized as per individual requirements including, palletization on demand.

Processing of Sorbitol 70%

Processing of Sorbitol 70%

Facts About Sorbitol 70%

  • Sorbitol is a water-soluble polyhydric alcohol.
  • It is obtained by reduction of glucose, changing the aldehyde group to a hydroxyl group
  • Is an excellent humectant, texturizing and anti-crystallizing agent
  • It provides bulk, smooth mouth-feel, sweetness, cool and pleasant taste
  • Sorbitol is non-toxic, non-irritant, stable and chemically inert.
  • It has one-third fewer calories than sugar--about 2.6 calories per gram
  • Is non-cariogenic; also resistant to metabolism by oral bacteria prevents formation of dental caries and is less vulnerable to mould growth.

Sorbitol Applications

  • Sweetener-Sorbitol is used as a sugar substitute and bonding agent. It is referred to as a nutritive sweetener because it provides dietary energy: It is often used in diet foods (including diet drinks and ice cream), mints, sugar-free chewing gums, sugar-free candies, frozen desserts and baked goods.
  • Health care and cosmetic uses-Sorbitol is often used in cosmetics like Face creams, Lotions, etc as a humectant and thickener. Sorbitol is added to soaps, especially transparent glycerin bar soaps. It is widely used in oral hygiene formulation industries i.e. mouthwash, toothpaste and transparent gels as it resists fermentation by dental plaque bacteria.
  • Others: Confectionary, Tobacco, Textiles, Adhesives, Paper Emulsions and Paints: It is widely used in various other industries like Paper for increasing the flexibility, Tobacco wherein it gives mild aromatic fumes when smoked. Paint Industry uses Sorbitol to manufacture alkyd resin, used as binder.
  • It is also Used in Pharma Industries.It is based as BP/USP .

Technical Data & Specifications

Description Clear Colorless viscous liquid, sweet in taste, Free from foreign matter
   Appearance of solution Clear, colourless, syrupy liquid, miscible with water.
   D-Sorbitol%(m/m) Min.50%
   Water Content Between 28% to 31%
   Dry Matter Min.69%
   Reducing Sugar Max.0.2%
   pH 5.00 to 7.00
   Sulphated Ash%(m/m) Max.0.1%
   Lead Max.0.5ppm
   Nickel Max 1ppm
   Sulphate Max 100ppm
   Chloride Max 50ppm
   Arsenic(As) Max 3mg/Kg
   Heavy metals Max 10ppm