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Acetem Acetylated Mono and Diglycerides-E472a

Product Specification

Degree of Acetylation0.5-0.9
FormTransparent Liquid
Colourlight yellow
FeedstockCoconut/ Palm Kernal
Acid ValueMax 6 mgKOH/gm
Saponification Value400-450 mgKOH/gm
Iodine ValueMax 12
Hardening Point8C
EC number E 472a
Heavy Metals (as Pb) Less than 10mg/kg
ArsenicLess than 3 mg/kg
CadmiumLess 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.

Cake Improver:

Improves aeration of cake batter and provides

improved crumb structure in cake.

Food Coatings:

Acts as a barrier and reduces external contamination,

loss of moisture and retards oxidation.

Non-food Application

Bio Plasticizer in phthalate-free plastics





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