Very slightly soluble
Caloric value: 2.4 kcal/g (directive 90/496/EEC)
Very slight sweetening power
Food additive E421
Directive 2001/52/EC of the Commission of July 3, 2001 (JOCE L. 190 of July 12, 2001).
JECFA/FAO FOOD & NUTRITION PAPER 52/4,
FOOD CHEMICALS CODEX in force.
Several grades with a mean particle size of 25 to 60 microns.
PHARMA GRADE: see Pearlitol