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E472a – Acetylated Mono- and Diglycerides (ACETEM)

Other Names: Acetic acid esters of mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids 
MF: C23H46O4
FEMA No.: E472a
Type: Food Emulsifier, Stabilizer,  Thickener, Preservative
Color: Light Yellow Liquid
Assay: 90% min

CategoryFood Emulsifiers

Product TypeAcetylated Mono- and Diglycerides (ACETEM) - E472a

Product description

  • ACETEM can form a kind of films which can be used as a stable coating material for foodstuffs such as Sausages or Confectionery for avoid moisture loss and fat oxidation.used for food coating preservation 
  • When the degree of acetylation more than 90%,the form of ACETEM is liquid under standard conditions and they can offer good lubrification properties.Therefore,ACETEM can be used as lubricants in food processing industry.
  • ACETEM has the function of maintaining the alpha-crystal shape of fat, strengthening and stabilizing the foam, ensuring the aeration of high-fat foods (such as ice cream, cream, foaming desserts, etc.), and controlling the fat crystallization of shortening;


  • 25kg/drum  12 tons/20’f container                   
  • 200kg/drum 16 tons/20’f container

Shelf life & storage condition

  • Stored at 25 /77 ℃ ℃ max and 80% relative humidity max, away from sunlight and odorous products.
  • 18 months in original package.


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