Glyceryl Monostearate (GMS)
Ivory white powder or lamellar solid.
It is usually as the additive in candy, ice cream, cake, and bread, which has the functions to emulsify, disperse, anti-forth, bulge, anti-starch, improve preservation, protect fresh and control the lipid to agglutinate in the food.
1. It is used in chocolate, candy and ice cream to avoid the sand surge to crystallize and prevent the separations between oil and water. It can increase the shine and the exquisite feeling.
2. To make the emulsion stable in butterine.
3. Increase emulsification in creamy sweet and galactosidase.
4. It is used in bread to improve the construction of tissue, augment storage life and increase the soft feeling and pliability.
Dispersive in hot water, soluble in ethanol or hot oil and fat. HLB = 3.6-4.2.
Acid value (mgKOH/g) ≤2.5
Iodine value (gI2/100g) ≤3.0
Freezing point ºC ≥53
Heavy metals (calculated by Pb)% ≤0.0005
Arsenic (calculated by As)% ≤0.0001
Iron (Fe)% ≤0.002
Aluminized bag vacuum packing with nitrogen inside.
Storage and transportation:
Seal and storage in the low temperature, dry, cool and well-ventilated place, in order to prevent to absorb damp and become agglomeration. Strictly forbid to store and transport with materials that is explosive, combustible or deleterious. The shelf life is 1 year.