Sorbitol as a white crystalline powder, odorless, taste slightly sweet, slightly hygroscopic. Soluble in water, soluble in ethanol. 5.48% aqueous solution of isotonic solution. Injection system: colorless clear liquid. Sorbitol can be used as a sweetener for the diabetic. Also applies to the treatment of cerebral edema and glaucoma, heart and kidney function was normal for the edema oliguria.