DMH Anhydrous

DMH Anhydrous

It is key excipient , a carbohydrate source and have nutritional benefits. It is a colorless, odorless white powder that is less sweeter than cane sugar; soluble in water and partially soluble in alcohol. In its crystalline form, this natural sugar has long been used both as a sweetener and as filler for oral dosage forms. Dextrose anhydrous is also known as “Anhydrous dextrose” or “Corn sugar anhydrous” or “Anhydrous sugar”.


  • In food industries it is used as sweetener in baked goods, candies, gums, dairy products like some ice-creams and frozen yogurts, canned foods, cured meats.
  • It is used in energy drinks, low calorie beer products as the fermentable carbohydrate source to reduce calories.
  • It is an oral ingestion which can be used in treatment of various diseases and nutrient enhancers. It used as Fillers, Diluents & Binders for tablets, capsules and sachets. As Parenteral Aids / Vaccine Adjuvants it is Suitable for use in cell culture applications. In veterinary industry, glucose may be directly used as drinking agent or applied in various animal drugs as a carrier. As it is Pyrogens free, it is widely used in human and animal’s infusion and injection.
  • Dextrose Anhydrous can be used in the formulation of bath products, cleansing products, eye makeup, skin care products, makeup and hair care products in Cosmetic products.


Description White crystalline Powder
Solubility Freely soluble in water, sparingly soluble in ethanol (95%)
Acidity (ml of0.1 N NaOH/6gm) NMT 0.15 ml
Ash Sulphated % NMT 0.10 %
Sulphates NMT 200 ppm
Chlorides ppm NMT 125 ppm
Arsenic (mg/Kg) NMT 1.00 ppm
Heavy Metals NMT 5 ppm
Water content NMT 1.0%
Bacterial Endotoxins NMT 0.5 EU/ml of 5% w/v solution