Diacetylated Monoglycerides
» Diacetylated Monoglycerides is glycerin esterified with edible fat-forming fatty acids and acetic acid. It may be prepared by the interesterification of edible oils with triacetin in the presence of catalytic agents, followed by molecular distillation, or by the direct acetylation of edible monoglycerides with acetic anhydride without the use of catalyst or molecular distillation.
Packaging and storage— Preserve in tight, light-resistant containers.
Identification, Infrared Absorption 197F, on undried specimen.
Residue on ignition 281: not more than 0.1%.
Acid value 401: not more than 3.
Hydroxyl value 401: not more than 15.
Saponification value 401: between 365 and 395.
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Monograph Robert H. Lafaver, B.A.
(EM105) Excipient Monographs 1
Reference Standards Lili Wang, Technical Services Scientist
USP32–NF27 Page 1223
Chromatographic Column—
Chromatographic columns text is not derived from, and not part of, USP 32 or NF 27.