Palm stearin is the solid fraction from the fractionation of palm oil. It can be used for obtaining palm mid fractions (PMF) and also in blends with other vegetable oils to obtain suitable functional products such as margarine fats, shortenings, vanaspati and others. Palm stearin is a useful natural hard stock for making trans-free fats. Besides edible usage, palm stearin also possesses suitable properties for making soaps and formulating animal feeds.
Free Fatty Acid, as Palmitic Acid (FFA) % Max. 0.2
Moisture & Impurities (M & I) % Max. 0.15
Iodine Value, Wijs (IV) g I2/100 g Max. 48
Colour, 5 ¼ “ Lovibond Cell - Max. 3.0 R
Slip Melting Point (SMP) °C Min 44