Glycerol monostearate Side Effectsby James H. food additives professional
Glycerol Monostearate CAS number123-94-4, E number E471, is a glycerol ester of stearic acid used as thickening, emulsifying, anti-caking, and preservative agent. Glycerol Monostearate accepted as safe food emusifier in many food products. Glycerol Monostearate manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as colorless flaky powder.
General Side Effects
No significant side effects reported for this emusifier.
As Glycerol monostearate is widely known as safe, there is
no limit on dosage of intake. However, we still recommend consumers to consult
professionals before using large quantity of Glycerol monostearate for long
* ADI: Acceptable Daily Intake
* MTDI: maximum tolerable daily intake
* Data source: JECFA Database of WHO
Special Groups Precaution
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and
any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Glycerol monostearate could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Glycerol monostearate in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Glycerol monostearate for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
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