Acetem Acetylated Mono and Diglycerides-E472a
|Degree of Acetylation||0.5-0.9|
|Feedstock||Coconut/ Palm Kernal|
|Acid Value||Max 6 mgKOH/gm|
|Saponification Value||400-450 mgKOH/gm|
|Iodine Value||Max 12|
|EC number||E 472a|
|Heavy Metals (as Pb)||Less than 10mg/kg|
|Arsenic||Less than 3 mg/kg|
|Cadmium||Less than 1mg/kg|
|Mercury||Less than 1 mg/kg|
An Acetylated Monoglyceride is an Acetic Acid Ester of Monoglycerides made from fats and oils. The product is transparent, with a oily pale to light yellow colour. It is typically insoluble in cold and hot water and is dispersible to soluble in edible oils and fats.
Application in food
Gum base and chewing gum:
Acts as a softening agent for gum base.
It improves anti-sticking properties and
elasticity in chewing gum.
Improves aeration of cake batter and provides
improved crumb structure in cake.
Acts as a barrier and reduces external contamination,
loss of moisture and retards oxidation.
Bio Plasticizer in phthalate-free plastics