Glycerol monostearate is glycerol ester of stearic acid. Glycerol monostearate is used as an emulsifier. GMS is white, odorless and sweet-tasting flaky Powder it is hygroscopic. It is glycerol ester of stearic acid. It found in body as a by-product of breakdown of fats and is found in fatty foods. GMS is thickening agent and stabilizer. It is used improve dough quality and stabilize fat/protein emulsions.
Glycerol monostearat is food additive used as thickening, preservative agent, anti-caking, emulsifying, emulsifying agent for oils, waxes, solvents, solidifier, protective coating for hygroscopic Powders. It is control release agent in pharmaceuticals and resin lubricant.