Calcium Stearoyl Lactylate (CSL)-E482

Product Specification

EC No. E 482
Form Powder
Colour Ivory White
Acid Value 50-86 mgKOH/gm
Ester Value 125-164 mgKOH/gm
Melting Point 47-52 C
Moisture Content Max 1%
Total Lactic Content 33-38%
Sodium Content 4.2-5.2%
Heavy Metals (as Pb) Max 10mg/kg
Arsenic Max 3 mg/kg
Mercury Max 1 mg/kg
Cadmium Max 1mg/kg


Calcium Stearoyl Lactylate (CSL) is a partially neutralized ester of Lactic Acid and a Fatty Acid, containing a calcium salt.

The product is a white to ivory-white, waxy powder. It is dispersible in hot water and soluble in hot oils and fats.

Application in Food

  • Baked Goods

    Acts as a dough conditioner, improves quality/ extensibility of gluten in wheat flour thereby aiding in increased volume and more uniform crumb structure.

  • Biscuits

    Used in fermented dough and laminated biscuits where it provides extra crispiness and better controlled spread.

  • Non Dairy Creamer

    Ensures good dispersion in hot water and whitening

  • Non Dairy Creamers, Dehydrated potatoes, Liquid and Frozen egg whites