Light cream to tan beads or flakes or hard, waxy solid with a characteristic odour.

Be Awesome. Write a better description.

The function(s) performed by the food additive when used in cooking.

  • Emulsifier - An agent that forms or preserves a mixture of substances normally incapable of being mixed eg. oil and water

This object doesn't have any images associated with it. Submit some to improve results.

Data according to various sources such as fao, fda, codex. Spot a mistake? Tell us!

Country Status Matched Term
United States
Matching Terms Not Found
European Union
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Australia and New Zealand
Not Permitted
Philippines
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Austria
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Belgium
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Bulgaria
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Cyprus
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Czech Republic
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Denmark
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Estonia
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Finland
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
France
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Germany
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Greece
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Hungary
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Ireland
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Italy
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Latvia
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Lithuania
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Luxembourg
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Malta
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Netherlands
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Poland
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Portugal
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Romania
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Slovakia
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Slovenia
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Spain
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Sweden
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
United Kingdom
Approved Sorbitan monopalmitate
Australia
Not Permitted
New Zealand
Not Permitted

show more

Halal - maybe

E495 - Sorbitan monopalmitate: Emulsifiers and Stabilizers - salts or Esters of Fatty Acids. Suitable for vegetarian label indicates that only vegetable fat is used as a source.

Muslim Consumer Group

Banned in some countries - yes

E495 - Sorbitan monopalmitate: Produced from sorbitol and lauric acid, a normal fatty acid from vegetable or animal origin. Emulsifier, stabiliser as alternative for 491. Banned in Australia. Avoid it.

MBM Foods

Banned in some countries - yes

E495 - Sorbitan monopalmitate: Not permitted in Australia.

Angelfire-Food Intolerance, Allergies and Adverse Reactions

Banned in some countries - yes

E495 - Sorbitan monopalmitate: Avoid it, banned in some countries.

Food Reactions - Food Intolerance, Allergy & Adverse Reactions

[2-[(2R,3S,4R)-3,4-dihydroxyoxolan-2-yl]-2-hydroxyethyl] hexadecanoate
Liposorb P
Sorbitan monohexadecanoate
Sorbitan monopalmitate

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Codex Alimentarius
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
JECFA (Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives)
UK Food Guide
UK Food Standards Agency
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Lists the U.S. CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) registry number and EINECS (European INventory of Existing Commercial chemical Substances) numbers when known.

  • CAS Number: 26266-57-9
  • EINECS Number: 247-568-8

No known suppliers. Get listed here - sales@noshly.com

comments powered by Disqus