Applications and Uses of DATEM

(Last Updated On: November 15, 2017)

DATEM can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. DATEM (diacetyl tartaric acid ester of mono- and diglycerides, also E472e) is an emulsifier used in baking to create a strong gluten network in dough. DATEM is used to crusty breads, such as rye to impart a springy, chewy texture, as well as in the production of biscuits, bread, coffee whiteners, salsa con queso, ice cream, and salad dressings.

Diacetyl Tartaric Acid Esters of Mono-and Diglycerides (DATEM) is an ivory white powder or particle solid. This product can be used to prevent dough from aging, increase foaming stability, and improve texture, stability, and taste.

DATEM uses as follows:


In Food

DATEM can be used as emulsifier, texture stabilizers in food such as in bread, flour products, creams, peanut butter.

In Beverage

DATEM can be used as emulsifier, texture stabilizers in beverage.

In Pharmaceutical


In Health and Personal care

DATEM used as Hair Conditioning Agent; Skin-Conditioning Agent – Emollient; Surfactant – Emulsifying Agent; SKIN CONDITIONING in Cosmetics.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed


In Other Industries