Glycerol monostearate, also known as glyceryl monostearate or GMS, is a chemical compound commonly used in the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and industrial industries. Glycerol monostearate is generally considered safe for consumption (FDA GRAS)


EmulsifierGMS is often used as an emulsifier in food products to help mix ingredients that would otherwise separate, such as oil and water. It can improve the texture and consistency of food items like ice cream, margarine, and salad dressings.
StabilizerIt acts as a stabilizer in baked goods, preventing them from going stale too quickly and helping maintain freshness.
ThickenerGlycerol monostearate can be used as a thickening agent in food products like soups, sauces, and puddings.
Anti-Caking Agent  It is sometimes used as an anti-caking agent in powdered food products to prevent clumping.


Lubricant & Fillerglycerol monostearate can be used as a lubricant and filler in the manufacturing of tablets and capsules.   It helps improve the flow properties of powders and aids in tablet formation


Emulsifying AgentGMS is used in personal care products like lotions, creams, and cosmetics as an emulsifying agent to stabilize and blend oil and water-based ingredients.   It can also provide a smoother texture and enhance the moisturizing properties of these products.


LubricantGlycerol Monostearate is used as lubricant in machinery and equipment.
PlasticizerGlycerol monostearate is used as plasticizer in plastic manufacturing
PlasticizerGlycerol monostearate used antistatic agent and plasticizer in food-grade films and coatings.