Sorbitol is a sugar substitute. It may be listed under the inactive ingredients listed for some foods and products. Its INS number and E number is 420. Sorbitol has approximately 60% the sweetness of sucrose (table sugar).Sorbitol is referred to as a nutritive sweetener because it provides dietary energy: 2.6 kilocalories (11 kilojoules) per gram versus the average 4 kilocalories (17 kilojoules) for carbohydrates. It is often used in diet foods (including diet drinks and ice cream), mints, cough syrups, and sugar-free chewing gum.
Is there some safety and/or health risk aboutSorbitol Liquid that consumers need to know? Let's check out some basic facts about this ingredient.
GRAS Exemptions: Yes
Generally recognized as safe(GRAS) is a FDA designation that a specific substance or ingredient is generally considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements.Sorbitol Liquid is perfectly safe for using as food additives.
AsSorbitol Liquid is widely known as safe, there is no limit on dosage of intake. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity ofSorbitol Liquid for long period.
Special Groups Precaution
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence thatSorbitol Liquid could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Sorbitol Liquid in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity ofSorbitol Liquid for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
General Side Effects
Sorbitol Liquid gum can cause intestinal gas (flatulence), bloating and laxness when used in large amount.
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