ingredient information
Glyceryl Monostearate
A food additive used as a thickening, emulsifying, antisticking, antistalant agent; emulsifying agent for oils, waxes and solvents; protective coating for hygroscopic powders; solidifier and control release agent in pharmaceuticals; resin lubricant. Also used in cosmetics and hair care products. Glyceryl monostearate occurs naturally in the body and in fatty foods. It is formed during the breakdown (metabolism) of fats in the body