Synonyms: D-Xylose; Wood sugar
Molecular Formula: C5H10O5
Molecular Weight: 150.13
CAS Number: 58-86-6
D-Xylose can be dissolved in hot ethanol and pyridine easily. Its is 67% of sucrose. Xylose has similar chemical properties to glucose, and D-Xylose can be reduced to corresponding alcohol, i.e. xylitol, or oxidized into 3-hydroxy glutarate. Xylose is the main material for the production of xylitol in China, and xylose was approved as a non-calorific by several countries.
D-Xylose is used as pharmaceutical Intermediates and medical ingredients, flavour and pet food industries, production of savoury flavours, and golden brown colour in food Industries.
Package: Crystal product is 25kgs/compound bag; lined plastic bags; liquid product is 65kgs/ plastic drum, or 200kgs/plastic barrel.
Storage: Stored in a dry and cool place, keep away from strong light and heat.
Shelf life: Two years when stored properly in a well-closed container.