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Sorbitol

Sorbitol

Origin: Sorbitol is produced by hydrogenation of a sugar solution using a nickel or ruthenium catalyst.

Also Known As: 

D-glucitol

L-Sorbitol

Sorbogem

Sorbo

Overview: Sorbitol is a moisturizing thickener and texturizer derived from dextrose. It helps prevent moisture loss in the skin while softening and conditioning it. It can stabilize gels, support the thickening effects of viscosity enhancers, and provides good clarity to formulations.

Suggested Uses:

  • Creams
  • Lotions
  • Toothpaste
  • Protecting creams
  • Ointments
  • Makeup
  • Sun care products
  • Personal care products

Ideal Concentration Level in Products: 5% to 50% added to the water phase of formulas.

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