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known as Dextrin Palmitate

source dextrin + palmitic acid

function emulsifier, thickener, oil gelling agent

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Dextrin Palmitate

Dextrin palmitate is a naturally-derived palmitic acid ester of dextrin. Dextrins are carbohydrates produced from enzymatic hydrolysis of plant starches like tapioca. It’s an emulsifying agent that excels at thickening and stabilizing the oily portion of formulas.

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