Diacetylated Monoglycerides
(dye'' a seet' il ay'' ted mon'' oh glis' er idze).
» 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.
USP Reference standards 11
USP Diacetylated Monoglycerides RS
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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