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GML90 – Glycerol Monolaurate 90% – In Food

CAS No.: 142-18-7;40738-26-9;27215-38-9
Other Names: Monolaurin, glyceryl Monolaurate 90%, Glyceryl laurate, Monolauroylglycerin
1,3-Dihydroxy-2-propanyl laurate 
1,3-dihydroxypropan-2-yl dodecanoate
1,3-Dihydroxypropan-2-yl laurate 
MF: C15H30O4
Type: Preservative,Emulsifiers,Antibacterial agents
Color: pure white
Assay: 90% min

CategoryFood Emulsifiers

Product TypeGlycerol Monolaurate 90% - GML90 in food

Product description

Glycerol monolaurate is an advanced food emulsifiers & preservatives nowadays, exists in breast milk naturally and it is recognized as a fine food emulsifier internationally. Meanwhile, it is a safe, effective, broad-spectrum antibacterial agent. Its LD50>10g/kg, is a non-toxic food additive. In April 2005 Chinese Ministry of Health approved that GML can be used in all kinds of food, and no dosage limit, it can be added according to actual needs. 


  • 25kg/Bag 16 tons/20’f container 

Shelf life & storage condition

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


As preservative in meat products,flavoring, dairy products, spicy products, emulsified flavor, juice plant protein drinks, soy products, baked goods, cosmetics, medicine and health products and so on.

As antibacterial agents, active against gram positive bacteria and able to inhibit growth of multiple strains of streptococci and delays exotoxin production. Its antibacterial effect not affected by pH, superior sorbic acid, benzoic acid, p-hydroxybenzoic acid ester, been listed in the FDA’s GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) list. 

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