Erythritol is natural sugar alcohol produced by microbial fermentation of carbohydrate substrate. Erythritol is mainly used in food application as sweetening and sugar replacement due to good taste profile and zero calorie content.


Molar Weight122
Melting Point118.9°C
Flash Point170.0°C
Density1.45 g/cc
FormsPowder, White, Colourless, Crystalline

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Beverage processing
  • Hair care
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Baking
  • Food additive
  • Sweetener
  • Personal care


  • Pharma
  • Cosmetics
  • Food

Synonyms: E 968, Erythritol, L - Erythritol

Chemical Formula: C4H10O4

CAS Number: 149-32-6