Mixture of mainly D-maltitol (maltitol content on dry basis: 50-55%) with D-sorbitol and hydrogenated oligo - and polysaccharides
D-Maltitol 585-88-6; Sorbitol 50-70-4
Average Molecular Weight
D-Maltitol 344 g/mol; Sorbitol 182.2 g/mol
Physical Form or Appearence
Clear, colorless, syrupy liquid
LYCASIN® 80/55 liquid maltitol is used as a vehicle and a humectant for syrups and suspensions, and as a bulk sweetener in lozenges and medicated confectionary. LYCASIN® 80/55 contains maltitol, sorbitol and other hydrogenated oligomers, and has a high chemical and microbial stability. It can be used as a substitute for sucrose and meets organoleptic (natural sweetness) and health requirements (it is sugar-free, low-calorie, does not induce dental caries, and may be advised for diabetics).
Water content (LOD)
Nominal water content: 25 %
Water Content (LOD) Maximum: 32 %
Miscible with water and with glycerol
Pleasant taste and sweet solution
Viscosity vs Temperature
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