Pharm-Rx Sorbitol

Pharm-Rx Sorbitol acts as a sweetener within pharmaceuticals and nutraceutical technologies. Comprising sorbitol, it falls under flavors and taste maskers in excipients. Pharm-Rx Sorbitol is commonly employed for its sweetening properties in various formulations.

Chemical Name: Sorbitol

Functions: Sweetener

Certifications & Compliance: California Proposition 65, FDA 29 CFR 1910.1200, Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS)

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    Identification & Functionality

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    Pharma & Nutraceuticals Functions
    Molecular formula

    Sorbitol contains not less than 91.0% and not more than 100.5% of D-sorbitol (C₆H₁₄O₆), calculated on the anhydrous basis. The amounts of total sugars, other polyhydric alcohols, and any hexitol anhydrides, if detected, are not included in the requirements, nor in the calculated amount as stated in General Notices, 5.60.10 Other Impurities in USP and NF Articles.

    Chemical Structure

    Sorbitol - Chemical Structure


    Physical Form
    Typical Properties
    ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
    Molecular Weight182.17

    Regulatory & Compliance

    USP Reference Standards
    • USP Sorbitol RS

    Packaging & Availability

    Labelling Information

    Sorbitol intended for use in preparing parenteral dosage forms is so labeled.

    Storage & Handling

    Storage Information

    Preserve in well-closed containers. No storage requirements are specified.