Dextrose Monohydrate

HS Code : 17023031 | CAS NO. : 5996-10-1

General description:

Chemical Formula: C6H14O7

Dextrose monohydrate is the hydrated form of the D isomer of glucose. It is also known as hydrated D-glucose. Dextrose monohydrate is usually derived from plant starches like corn starch and potato starch. Besides its applications in the food and beverage industry and the pharmaceutical industry, it is also the monomer for maltodextrin. Compared to glucose, dextrose monohydrate is metabolized faster by the body. Thus, it is a popular ingredient to be added to intravenous (IV) fluid and oral rehydration salts as it produces energy quickly.

A white crystalline powder or colourless crystal of dextrose monohydrate is a sugar that's odourless, white, and crystalline in appearance. It's widely utilised in the food sector and may help replace sucrose in baked goods, dairy products, canned goods, chewing gum, and preserves, among other things. The other uses of this ingredient include beverage powders, caramel colouring, and different formulations where it helps increase the shelf life of the product. Keeping powdered beverage drinks flowing is made more accessible by the presence of dextrose.

Application & Usage:

  • Dextrose monohydrate is often used as sweeteners in the food and beverage industry in confectionery and baked goods. It is also converted to maltodextrin, a polyol, used as a thickening agent and supplement in infant formula milk.
  • In the pharmaceutical industry, dextrose monohydrate is often used in oral rehydration salts and intravenous (IV) fluid as it can be metabolized quickly and utilized by the body as an energy source. Maltodextrin, a polyol of dextrose monohydrate, can also be used as a stabilizer in medicine.
  • Dextrose Monohydrate can be used as a nutritional supplement and sweetener in beverages such as energy drinks, Beer/Alcoholic Beverages.
  • Dextrose Monohydrate can be used as a nutritional supplement in pharmaceuticals.
  • Dextrose Monohydrate 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.
  • Dextrose Monohydrate can be used in Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed, such as pet food.
  • Dextrose Anhydrous can be used in energy drinks as a carbohydrate to impart milder sweetness and fewer calories than sugar.
  • It also can be used as a “carrier” for Vitamin C and other molecules.


How do you make glucose monohydrate?

The glucose monohydrate is a white crystalline sugar made from glucose syrup generated by completely hydrolysing corn starch. The dry form of this product has a delicate taste, good solubility and clarity in solutions, and mobility and flow.

Is dextrose bad for your health?

The benefits and drawbacks of dextrose are determined by an individuals general health and medical circumstances. Dextrose is a kind of sugar that comes from corn, and it can cause a surge in blood sugar levels and raise the risk of a variety of health problems if taken in significant amounts. The dextrose monohydrate powder is a quick-digesting sugar that aids in energy replenishment. It will help a person feel active again if consumed within half an hour of completing an exercise.

What is dextrose monohydrate made of?

Dextrose is made commercially by hydrolysing starch with acid or an enzymatic process. It is utilised in the pharmaceutical and culinary sectors and ice cream making because it has a lower freezing point than sugar. The dextrose monohydrate is also used to make high-quality baking yeast; sugar is sweeter than dextrose. Large amounts of dextrose can be used in ice creams, sherbets, and other desserts to boost the solid content without adding too much sweetness.

Where to buy Dextrose monohydrate?

Prakash Chemicals International Pvt. Ltd is one of the leading exporters of Dextrose monohydrate. We specialize in providing bespoke methylene chloride at the best prices and value propositions. Prakash Chemicals have a global reach in 118 countries and 70 years of experience in chemical manufacturing and exporting.


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