Uses: Sorbitan Monostearate is used as an emulsifier, sweetener, thickener, retains moisture, modifying agent.
Used in fine bakery wares, cakes, frozen pudding, candy, and icing, anusol pile cream!!! and cream for dry and sensitive skins
These compounds (E430-E436) contain fatty acids, which are nearly always from vegetable oils; however, use of animal fat (including pork) cannot be fully ruled out.
Chemically, the origin of these compounds cannot be determined; only the producer may provide information on the origin.
May be harmful or act as an irritant - toxicology not fully investigated.
Description: Sorbitan Monostearate fatty acid esters are lipophilic (fat loving) generally soluble or dispersible in oil and tend to form water in oil emulsions.
They are also soluble in most organic solvents.
E491 Sorbitan Monostearate
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