Description: In pyrotechnics, Dextrose is primarily used as a fuel in Candy propellant . It does not caramelize as readily as Sucrose , and it is somewhat less hygroscopic. It can be utilized as its monohydrate or it can be desiccated into it's anhydrous form. See Nakka's rocketry page for more information.
Hazards: Dextrose is not particularly toxic or dangerous.
Sources: Dextrose is available as weightlifting dietary supplement.
- Richard Nakka's experimental rocketry site
- Inverse Engineering
- Sugar Shot to Space