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Food Grade Glyceryl Monostearate (GMS) Powder E471
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Last updated: 2017-08-21 11:42

Glycerol monostearate, commonly known as GMS, is an organic molecule used as an emulsifier.GMS is a white, odorless, and sweet-tasting flaky powder that is hygroscopic. It is a glycerol ester of stearic acid. It occurs naturally in the body as a product of the breakdown of fats by pancreatic lipase, and is also found in fatty foods.

Product Specification Of Glyceryl Monostearate Food Grade

Items Standards
Appearance White Powder
Content of Monooeaster % 40 Min
Lodine value g/100g 3.0 Max
Melting point ºC 55-58
Free Acid( As steric acid) ≤ % 1.5
Arsenic PPM 2 Max
Lead PPM 2 Max
Mercury PPM 2 Max
Cadmium PPM 2 Max
Acid Value  3 Max
Free Glycerol % 7 Max
Water content % 1 Max

Conclusion: The product conforms to the standard of FCCV
Packaging: 25 KG/BAG
Storage: Store in a cool and dry place and Keep away from strong light and heat
Shelf life: 2 YEARS

Application Of Glyceryl Monostearate:

GMS is a food additive used as a thickening, emulsifying, anti-caking, and preservative agent; an emulsifying agent for oils, waxes, and solvents; a protective coating for hygroscopic powders; a solidifier and control release agent in pharmaceuticals; and a resin lubricant. It is also used in cosmetics and hair care products.