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Introduction to Dextrose Monohydrate

2023-01-18 02:01:34

Product information

  • Brief introduction

Dextrose monohydrate: a product containing one crystal water made from starch or starch as raw material, the Dextrose liquid obtained by liquefaction and saccharification, and then refined, concentrated, cooled and crystallized.

  • Nature

Dextrose monohydrate is colorless or white powder with sweet taste.

  • Purpose

Sweeteners are widely used in food, beverage, candy and medicine industries.

  • Addition amount of Dextrose monohydrate:

According to the national standard, it is recommended to use 1/1000 to 3/1000 of Chemicalbook.

  • Classification

Dextrose monohydrate is divided into food grade Dextrose and medical grade Dextrose.

1) Food grade Dextrose is mainly used in food processing industry and vegetable preservation industry.

2) Sorbitol can be produced by hydrogenation of Dextrose monohydrate.

3) Pharmaceutical grade Dextrose monohydrate is mainly used as the raw (auxiliary) material of oral medicine.

4) The anhydrous Dextrose can be produced by further processing of monohydrate crystalline Dextrose.


  • In the food industry and beverage industry, it is used as sweetener, nutrient and filler.

  • In the pharmaceutical industry, it can be used as nutrient solution to prepare oral liquid or intravenous injection.

  • In the leather industry, shoe sole leather and leather case leather are used as reducing agents.

Market profile

The main producers of Dextrose monohydrate include Cargill、ADM、Ingredion、Tereos和Roquette.Its main consumer market include North America,Europe and China. Dextrose monohydrate is an indispensable nutrient for metabolism in organisms. The heat released by its oxidation reaction is an important source of energy for human life activities. It can be used directly in the food and pharmaceutical industries, as a reducing agent in the printing and dyeing and tanning industry, and glucose is often used as a reducing agent in the mirror industry and the silver plating process of the hot water bottle. In industry, a large amount of vitamin C  is also synthesized from glucose.

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