E481-Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate (SSL)
Food Grade Ingredient
- Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate - SSL (E481)
CAS No.: 25383-99-7
Sodium stearoyl lactylate or Sodium stearoyl-2-lactylate, also known as SSL (abbreviation), it is the sodium salt of stearic acid with lactic acid dimer. This ingredient is commonly used as an emulsifier and stabilizer in high-fat bakery and with the European food additive number E481
Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, E481,CAS No.25383-99-7, is a versatile safe food emusifier manufactured through esterification of stearic acid with lactic acid and partially neutralized with food-grade soda ash, available as White or slightly yellowish powder or brittle solid with a characteristic odour. Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate can be used to prevent dough from aging, increase foaming stability, and improve taste, texture, and stability. It can be used in bread, cake, flour products, ice cream, beverages, creams, etc.
A waxy white or slightly yellowish powder or brittle solid (flake) with a slightly acidic smell.