Mono- and Di-glycerides USP

Mono- and Di-glycerides is a mixture of glycerol mono- and di-esters, with minor amounts of tri-esters, of fatty acids from edible oils. These synthetic fats are produced from glycerol and natural fatty acids, from either plant or animal origin. E471 is generally a mixture of several products, and its composition is similar to partially digested natural fat.


Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids (E471) is a food additive used as an emulsifier.


Chemical Name: Mono- and Di-glycerides


General Specifications

Test Specification…USP
Appearance Vary in consistency from yellow liquids, through ivory-colored plastics, to ivory white-colored solids
Solubility Insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol, in ethyl acetate, in chloroform, and in other chlorinated hydrocarbons.
Acid value  Not more than  4
Hydroxyl value Not less than 90.0% and not more than 110.0%
Iodine value Not less than 90.0% and not more than 110.0%
Saponification value Not less than 90.0% and not more than 110.0%
Residue on ignition Not more than 0.1%
Arsenic Not more than 3ppm
Heavy metals Not more than 0.001%
Limit of free glycerin Not more than 7.0%
Organic volatile impurities Meets the requirements
Residual solvents Meets the requirements
Assay for monoglycerides Not less than 90.0% and not more than 110.0%


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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