XYLISORB® 90
Xylitol
Product Profile

XYLISORB® 90
Xylitol

Product Name XYLISORB® 90
Generic Name Xylitol
Physico-chemical properties
Compliance EP/USP-NF/JP
Synonyms Xylitol
CAS Number 87-99-0
Chemical Structure
Average Molecular Weight 152.15 g/mol
Physical Form or Appearence White or almost white, crystalline powder
Application XYLISORB® 90 xylitol is a coating and filler excipient. It is is a non-cariogenic and non-acidogenic sugar-free sweetener that is used in pharmaceutical and nutraceutical oral dosage forms.
Water content (LOD)

Nominal water content: 0.2 %

Water Content (LOD) Maximum: 1 %

Morphology
Average mean particle diameter 90 µm
Particle Size Distribution by Laser Diffraction

dv10: 24 µm

dv50: 124 µm

dv90: 240 µm

Solubility Very soluble in water (179 g/100 ml at 20°C)
Melting temperature

Minimum melting temperature : 92 °C

Maximum melting temperature: 94 °C

Water sorption isotherm at 20°C
Taste/Odor Sweet (xylitol sweetening power is equivalent to sucrose) with cooling effect due to the high dissolution enthalpy of xylitol in water (153 J/g)
Powder Characteristics

Powder Flowability (according to Ph.Eur. 2.9.16, 10mm outflow opening): Not free-flowing

Bulk Density: 0.45 g/cm3

Tapped Density: 0.86 g/cm3

True Density: 1.52 g/cm3

Angle of Repose: 41 °

 

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