Applications and Uses of Glycerol monostearate

Glycerol monostearate is used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Glycerol monostearate is a food additive used as a thickening, emulsifying, anti-caking, and preservative agent; an emulsifier in ice cream, whipped cream, bread, based systems, frozen desserts, shortenings, hard butters, beverages, ice cream, edible oils and fats, dairy products, skin and haircare products.

Glycerol monostearate uses as follows:

Glycerol monostearate

In Food Production

Glycerol monostearate is used as emulsifier, flavor enhancer, emusifier and texture stabilizer in food such as in candy, chocolate,Caramels, toffees, Coffee-mate,Chewing gum,Meats products, in baking cakes and other baked products, Biscuit, Instant noodles, Pasta products; Oils and fats: Margarine, Shortening.

In Beverage

Glycerol monostearate is used as emulsifier, flavor enhancer, emulsifier, flavor enhancer in lipid-containing protein drinks.

In Pharmaceutical

Glycerol monostearate is used as emulsifier in Pharmaceutical.

In Health and Personal care

Glycerol monostearate is used in cosmetics and personal care products such as in lotions, creams, powders, skin cleansing products, makeup bases and foundations, mascara, eye shadow, eyeliner, hair conditioners and rinses, and suntan and sunscreen products.Glycerol monostearate acts as a lubricant on the skin’s surface, which gives the skin a soft and smooth appearance. It also slows the loss of water from the skin by forming a barrier on the skin’s surface.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry

Not enough is known about application of Glycerol monostearate in Agriculture/Animal Feed.

In Other Industries

Glycerol Monostearate can be used as emulsifier, humectant, lubricants in Textile Industry to increase smoothness. As emulsifier in industrial yarn oil to promote emulsification. As humectant in plastic industries to increase smoothness, maintain moisture, antifog and antistatic.

Our main products are : Distilled Glycerol Monostearate(GMS-90) , Distilled Glycerol Monolaurate(GML); Glycerol monostearate(GMS-40).