Stearyl tartrate, Stearyl palmityl tartrate
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Stearyl tartrate has been extensively studied in animals. Metabolic studies on rats revealed that it is poorly absorbed under ordinary circumstances, however if it is absorbed, it can be metabolised and does not accumulate in the tissues. There are fears in some quarters that it may be a carcinogen, and it is prohibited in Australia.

Used as a dough strengthening agent.