Dextrose Monohydrate

Other Trading Names:

  • Glucose Monohydrate
  • Corn Sugar
  • Dextrose Hydrous
  • D-Glucose Monohydrate

CAS Number: 5996-10-1

HS Code: 17023051

Types of Packaging:

  • 25 Kg Bag
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Chemical Name

Dextrose Monohydrate

Cas Number



White Powdered Crystals

Molecular Formula


Molecular Weight

198.17 g/mol

Melting Point


Boiling Point


Water Solubility

Soluble in Water



Flash Point



Food Grade




1.54 g/cm³

Chemical Description

  • Dextrose Monohydrate is a food-grade white powder extracted from corn syrup.
  • It is freely soluble in water and sparingly soluble in ethanol.
  • Dextrose monohydrate is directly edible and can be used in confections, cakes, beverages, biscuits, torrefied foods, jam jelly and honey products for better taste, quality and low cost.
  • It is used to keep cakes and torrefied foods soft and to extend the shelf life of food.
  • Dextrose Powder is freely soluble in water, and it can be widely used in beverages and cold food.
  • It is used in baking to promote yeast fermentation, aiding in the leavening process.
  • It is added to some of the sports drinks and supplements as a source of quick energy for athletes.
  • It is used in medical settings as an intravenous solution to replenish glucose levels in the body, especially in cases of dehydration or low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).
  • The white powder is used in artificial fibre industries.
  • It is used as a raw material in the synthesis of various chemicals.
  • Dextrose Monohydrate's properties are similar to those of high maltose syrup, so it is easy for customers to accept.
  • It can be used as an excipient in pharmaceutical formulations, acting as a bulking agent or a diluent for drugs.
  • It can be found in some skincare products, often as a moisturizing or hydrating agent.
  • It is used as a fermentation substrate in various industrial processes, including the production of ethanol and certain antibiotics.
  • Beekeepers sometimes use dextrose monohydrate as a source of supplemental nutrition for bees, especially during periods of low nectar flow.
  • It can also be used in industrial processes like textile printing and dyeing processes.
  • Dextrose monohydrate is a common component of culture media used in microbiology and biotechnology laboratories for growing microorganisms.
  • This natural sweetener is available in 25 Kg polyethene, polypropylene and kraft paper bag packaging.
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