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Glyceryl Monostearate CAS 31566-31-1

Molecular Formula: C21H42O4

Formula Weight: 358.56

ZSpharmac: Glyceryl Monostearate Supplement

Product Name: Glyceryl Monostearate
CAS No: 31566-31-1
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Glyceryl Monostearate
Other Names:Glycerol Monostearate, Purified
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Pure-White or Cream-Colored, Wax-Like Solid Powder
EINECS No.:250-705-4
Storage:Sealed in Dry,Store in Freezer, Under -20°C
Provide:Glyceryl Monostearate MSDS;
Glyceryl Monostearate COA

What is Glyceryl Monostearate?

Glycerol monostearate (English: Glycerol monostearate) referred to as GMS, is a monoglyceride, the solid is milky white waxy, with a good smell of fat, obtained by esterification of stearic acid and glycerol, cooled It is soluble in hot water, hot alcohol, petroleum and hydrocarbons. Generally used in daily chemicals, such as refrigeration cream, vanishing cream; also used as an emulsifier in the pharmaceutical and food processing industries.

Glyceryl Monostearate Property

Melting point 78-81 °C
Boiling point 410.96°C (rough estimate)
density 0.9700
refractive index 1.4400 (estimate)
storage temp. Sealed in dry,Store in freezer, under -20°C
solubility Soluble in hot ethanol, ether, chloroform, hot acetone, mineral oil, and fixed oils. Practically insoluble in water, but may be dispersed in water with the aid of a small amount of soap or other surfactant.
form Powder
color Pure-white or cream-colored, wax-like solid
Odorfaint odor
Water Solubility Soluble in hot organic solvents.Soluble in hot water. Slightly soluble in ethanol. Insoluble in aliphatic solvents.


Glyceryl Monostearate Uses

  1. Glyceryl monostearate is made use of as a W/O kind emulsifier. It can be capitalized on in all sort of food according to my country’s plans. It can be used in moderation according to production demands.
  2. Glyceryl monostearate is an emulsifier. In the application of artificial additive, bread, biscuits, cakes, etc are used in the largest quantity, adhered to by whipped lotion, butter, in addition to gelato. As an excipient in pharmaceutical products, it is utilized in the preparation of neutral lotions; in day-to-day chemicals, it is made use of in the preparation work of vanishing cream, gelato, hazelnut oil, and so on. Likewise used as a solvent for oils in addition to waxes, a hygroscopic powder protectant as well as a nontransparent sunscreen. Glycerol fat esters produced by the reaction of glycerol along with fats consist of monoesters, diesters, along with triesters. Triesters are oils and additionally fats, in addition to similarly have no emulsifying capability whatsoever. Typically, a blend of monoester and additionally diester can be used, in addition to additionally a thing with a monoester content of about 90% can additionally be gotten by filtration along with refining. The fatty acid utilized can be stearic acid, palmitic acid, myristic acid, oleic acid, linoleic acid and so forth. However, consolidated fats having stearic acid as the huge part are utilized in a large amount of cases.

Glyceryl Monostearate Production Method

It is managed esterification of glycerol as well as stearate. Include stearic acid, glycerin and additionally salt hydroxide right into the reaction pot, warmth and also thaw, begin mixing, as well as existing nitrogen. Heating along with reacting at 185 ° C for 7h, pH must be less than 5 at the end of the response. Cool off as well as launch to obtain glycerol monostearate. Each ton of product absorbs greater than 82kg of stearin and also 235kg of glycerin (over 95%).

right esterification
Stearic acid and also glycerol stay in a molar ratio of 1:-LRB- 1.2 ~ 1.3), under the activity of 0.2% acidic energizer, at 180 ~ 250 ℃: respond for 2 ~ 4h; the stimulant is rapidly cooled down to 100 ℃, in addition to antacid is added to combat the stimulant, After cleansing with water, a thing containing 40% to 60% of monoester can be gotten.
Glyceryl stearate as well as glycerol are reacted at 170-240 ℃ for 1-2h in the presence of 0.06% -0.1% Cu( OH) 2. Throughout the reaction, nitrogen is presented for security. The item including 40% to 60% of monoester can be acquired after mixing and refining.
Glycidol Saponification
Under the catalysis of tetraethylammonium iodide, glycidol as well as stearic acid are reacted at 100 to 130 ° C for 30 to 70 minutes, and also the item having 80% to 90% of monoester can be obtained after the reactants are improved.
Epichlorohydrin Stage Transfer Catalysis
Epichlorohydrin as well as sodium stearate (2:1, molar percentage) in toluene, under the catalysis of phase transfer catalyst tetrabutylammonium bromide, respond at 90 ~ 110 ℃ for 2h; the catalyst is sodium chloride solution Tidy, different the all-natural stage, get rid of toluene in addition to unreacted epichlorohydrin by distillation to obtain glycidyl stearate, hydrolyze it with 0.1 mol/L NaOH service, various, entirely dry, as well as additionally recrystallize with n-hexane to obtain the item, the monoester product is above 90%. Monoester products with an internet content of 40% to 60% can obtain high focus items of greater than 90% by molecular filtration.

Study on Microcrystalline Cellulose and Glyceryl Monostearate

The paper checks out the co-processed completely dry binder LubriToseTM MCC from the perspective of power evaluation of the compression therapy, toughness along with furthermore disintegration time of tablet computer system computers. The outcomes were contrasted to the comparable evaluation of physical mixes of microcrystalline cellulose with plenty of kind of lubes. LubriTose MCC exposed one of the most economical well worth of power for friction, the best worth of power developed by the tablet computer system, as well as the highest plasticity of all tableting products under research study. There were no substantial differences in the worths of the power of decompression. The tensile stamina of tablet computer system computers from LubriTose MCC was less than in those from the mix of Vivapur ® 12 as well as glycerol monostearate, in the compression stress of 4 along with 5 kN it was equivalent with the tensile stamina of tablet computer computers from Vivapur 12 with Poloxamer 407. Fragmentation time of tablet computer system systems from LubriTose MCC was shorter than that of those from Vivapur 12 with glycerol monostearate at the compression tension of 3 kN, when it concerns the compression stress of 4 along with likewise 5 kN no statistically considerable distinction was located in between the worths of these tableting products.

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Additive , Chemical Auxiliary & Catalyst , Organic Chemicals
  • Products/Service: Organic Intermediate,Inorganic Chemistry, APIs, Dyestuffs And Pigments, Fragrance And Spices, Food Additives
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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