Its other name is glucose, grape sugar and corn sugar

CHARACTERISTICS

  • It is present in the form of white colored powder
  • It has no odor but sweet in taste

DENSITY

  • 1.544

MELTING POINT

  • 146 degree Celsius

SOLUBILITY

  • Soluble in water not soluble in alcohol

EFFECTS

  • It is explosive
  • It is harmless and beneficial for health

SOURCE

  • It is obtained from corn starch
  • In Pakistan it is the only source to get glucose

USES

  • It is used in infant food, bakery and confectionary products
  • Also used in pharmaceutical and food product industry
  • Alcohol, medicine and caramel are also prepared in using this compound

GRADE                       

  • Technical, USP, BP, Hydrous, Anhydrous

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