Glycerol monostearate, commonly known as GMS, is the glycerol ester of stearic acid . It is commonly used as an emulsifier in foods
1-MONOSTEARIN EMALEX GMS-195 EMALEX GMS-15SE EMALEX GMS-10SE GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE 1-STEAROYL-RAC-GLYCEROL 1-MONOSTEAROYL-RAC-GLYCEROL 1-MONOOCTADECANOYL-RAC-GLYCEROL 1,2,3-PROPANETRIOL 1-OCTADECANOATE
This wax-like substance appears white or cream in color
476.00 to 477.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Solubility in Water
GMS is a food additive used as a thickening, emulsifying, anticaking, and preservative agent; an emulsifying agent for oils, waxes, and solvents; a protective coating for hygroscopic powders; a solidifier and control release agent in pharmaceuticals; and a resin lubricant.
As of 2022, the global Glycerol Monostearate market was estimated at USD 1104.46 million, and itâ€™s anticipated to reach USD 1318.73 million in 2028, with a CAGR of 3.0% during the forecast years.