Dextrose anhydrous is also known as “Anhydrous dextrose” or “Corn sugar anhydrous” or “Anhydrous sugar”. It is a simple carbohydrate that is directly absorbed into the blood. It is purified and crystallized D-glucose and the total solids content is not less than 98.0 percent m/m. It has a glycemic index of 100%. It is a colorless, odorless white powder that is less sweeter than cane sugar; soluble in water and partially soluble in alcohol. In its crystalline form, this natural sugar has long been used both as a sweetener and as filler for oral dosage forms.
Dextrose anhydrous is crystallized alpha-glucose obtained by enzymatic hydrolysis of corn starch.Its sweetening power is 67% sucrose.The chemical formula of the above product is C6H12O6. This material has a melting point of 146 °C,The density is 1.562 g / cm³ and is soluble in cold water.
Dextrose Anhydrous can be used as nutritional supplement and sweetener in food production such as in baked goods, candy and gum, creams and frozen dairy products (like some ice-creams and frozen yogurts), jarred and canned foods, cured meats. The sweet taste of Dextrose Anhydrouse is 60% – 70% of sucrose’s. It it same as Dextrose Monohydrate, can be used in confection, cakes, beverages, biscuits, jam, jelly, and honey products for better taste, quality; it can widely used in beverages and cold food into the solution, it can keep soft and taste and extend shelf life.It is widely used in high quality products in market.
Dextrose Anhydrous can be used in beverage such as in energy drink, Beer/Alcoholic Beverages used in low calorie beer products as the fermentable carbohydrate source to reduce calories.
Dextrose Anhydrous for oral ingestion may be used in treatment of various diseases and nutrient enhancers. Glucuronic acid may combine with toxic substances such as alcohol and phenol in liver to form non-toxic compounds to discharge them out of human body along with urine, thus achieving detoxification. In veterinary industry, glucose may be directly used as drinking agent or applied in various animal drugs as a carrier. As It is Pyrogens free, it is widely used in human and animal’s infusion and injection in hospital.
In Health and Personal care
Dextrose Anhydrous can be used in the formulation of bath products, cleansing products, eye makeup, skin care products, makeup and hair care products in Cosmetics and personal care products.
In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry
Dextrose Anhydrous can be used as Buffering agent veterinary medicine and nutrition supplement in Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed such as in pet food.
In Other Industries
Dextrose Anhydrous can be used in energy drinks as carbohydrate to impart milder sweetness and less calories than sugar
Also can be used as a “carrier” for Vitamin C and other molecules.