PRODUCT

D-Tagatose

Description

Tagatose is a natural sweetener present in only small amounts in fruits, cacao, and dairy products. It's a naturally occurring monosaccharide, and is very similar in texture to sucrose and is 92% as sweet, but with only 38% of the calories. Tagatose has a minimal effect on blood glucose and insulin levels. it is also approved as a tooth-friendly ingredient.

Tagatose is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by the FAO/WHO and has been since 2001.

Property

CAS Number 87-81-0
Molecular Weight 180.16
Molecular Formula C6H12O6
Chemical Structure

Specification

Analysis Contents Specification
Appearance White or almost white powder
Identification Positive
Melting Point 129°C-136°C
Specific optical rotation -4°- -7°
Loss on Drying NMT 1.0%
Residue on ignition NMT 0.1%
Heavy metals NMT 20mg/kg
Assay 98.0%

Packaging

25kg/drum