Sorbitol

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Low hazard to health. Plant derived, biodegradable and suitable for greywater and septic tanks.

Sorbitol, sometimes referred to as glucitol, is a type of sugar alcohol with a sweet taste. Most sorbitol is produced by reducing corn syrup, but it can also be obtained from apples, pears, peaches and prunes. Its uses are many, including as a sweetener in some foods, a humectant (moisture retainer) in toothpastes and mouthwashes, and as a thickener and skin conditioning agent in skin care products.

INCI Name Sorbitol
Ingredient Origins Corn
Role Humectant, Flavour, Tabletting Aid
Common Name Sorbitol
EWG Rating 1 - 1
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