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sorbitol

[′sor·bə‚tȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C6H8(OH)6 Combustible, white, water-soluble, hygroscopic crystals with a sweet taste; melt at 93 to 97.5°C (depending on the form); used in cosmetic creams and lotions, toothpaste, and resins; as a food additive; and for ascorbic acid fermentation.
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