Erythritol

Description

Erythritol is a chemical compound, a sugar alcohol (or polyol), used as a food additive and sugar substitute. Its formula is C4H10O4, or HO(CH2)(CHOH)2(CH2)OH; specifically, one particular stereoisomer with that formula.
Erythritol is 60–70% as sweet as sucrose (table sugar), yet it is almost noncaloric and does not affect blood sugar or cause tooth decay.

Additional information

CAS#

149-36-6

Formula

C4H10O4

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