Sorbitol provides key functional properties of filler & filler/binder as well as a bulk sweetener in pharma oral dosage and in food and nutraceutical applications. It is used mainly as a Bulking Agent, Sweetener and as a Humectant.


Molar Weight182 g/mol
Boiling Point100.0°C
Density1.36 g/cc
FormsPowder, Liquid, Viscous, Powder (dry), Powder (fine), Liquid (clear), Colourless

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Filler
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Baking
  • Confectionery
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetic products


  • Pharma
  • Cosmetics
  • Food

Synonyms: D - Glucitol, E 420, Sorbitol

Chemical Formula: C6H14O6

CAS Number: 50-70-4