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E492 - Sorbitan tristearate

Additives: E492 - Sorbitan tristearate

Functions: Emulsifier, Stabilizer

Sorbitan tristearate is a nonionic surfactant. It is variously used as a dispersing agent, emulsifier, and stabilizer, in food and in aerosol sprays. As a food additive, it has the E number E492. Brand names for polysorbates include Alkest, Canarcel, and Span. The consistency of sorbitan tristearate is waxy; its color is light cream to tan. - Wikipedia

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