E493 Sorbitan monolaurate

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E493

Sorbitan monolaurate

 

 

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Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Thickeners and Gelling Agents.
Sorbitan monolaurate is a lipophilic surface active agent. It is often used as an emulsifier in combination with polysorbates. It is also used to modify crystallisation of fats.

Within the EU sorbitan monolaurate is permitted in bakery products, toppings and coatings, marmalade, fat emulsions, milk and cream analogues,beverage whiteners, liquid tea concentrates and liquid fruit and herbal infusion concentrates, edible ices, emulsified sauces, dietary food supplements, chewing gum, dietetic foods intended for special medical purposes.