E491 (Sorbitan Monostearate) (SMS)

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PRODUCT NAME       :     Sorbitan Monostearate (E491)

SYNONYMOUS: SMS; Sorbitan Esters

CLASS  :    Emulsifier

DESCRIPTION AND INGREDIENTS  : They are partial products of stearic acid and sorbitol and anhydrides. It may have sorbitol esters and free fatty acids.

APPEARANCE : Cream yellowish bead solids. It has a slight characteristic smell.

SOLUBILITY : It cannot be decomposed in cold water, can be dispersed in hot water.


·        It is lipophilic surfactant substance. It is generally used as an emulsifer together with polysorbates. It is used to change crystallization of the oils.


Ø  Fine bakery products

Ø  Fine bakery products, decoration and coating materials

Ø  Baker’s yeasts

Ø  Oil emulsions

Ø  Milk and cream mixtures

Ø  Gel marmelades

Ø  Tahini halva varieties

Ø  Cocoa based candies

Ø  Chocolates

Ø  Liquid mixtures of fruits and vegetables

Ø  Sweets

Ø  Sugar based candies

Ø  Food supplements

QUANTITY OF USAGE   : It is determined by the practitioner according to intended use and place of use.

PACKAGE FEATURES : 25 kg Kraft Bag.