Capmul® GMO-50 EP/NF

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Capmul® GMO-50 EP/NF (Glyceryl Monooleate) is a mixture of monoglycerides, mainly glyceryl monooleate, together with variable quantities of diglycerides and triglycerides. The nominal content of monoglycerides is 60%. It is obtained by partial glycerolysis of vegetable oil that consists mainly of triglycerides of oleic acid, or by esterification of glycerol with oleic acid of vegetable origin. A suitable antioxidant may be added. Capmul® GMO-50 EP/NF is a multi-functional emulsifier useful in the production of pharmaceutical and food products. It is manufactured in USA.

Chemical Name: Glyceryl Monooleate

Functions: Bioavailability Enhancer, Emulsifier, Emulsifier, Solubilizer

CAS Number: 25496-72-4

Dosage Form: Capsules, Creams, Lotions, Ointments, Tablets

Technical Data Sheet
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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Name
Food Ingredients Functions
Pharma & Nutraceuticals Functions
EC No.

Features & Benefits

Food Ingredients Features

Applications & Uses

  • Suppository
  • Transdermal delivery Systems
  • Self-emulsifying drug delivery systems
  • Emulsifier
  • Solubilizer
  • Bioavailability Enhancer
  • Emollient
  • Micro emulsions


Physical Form
Nutritional Information (per 100 gm)
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Calories - Total800kcal
Calories from Fat723kcal
Dietary Fiber0g
Fat - Total80g
Monounsaturated Fatty Acids63g
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids9g
Saturated Fatty Acids8g
Sugar - Total0g
Trans Fatty Acids0.15g
Vitamin A0iu
Vitamin C0mg
Typical Fatty Acid Profile
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
C16:0max. 12.0%¹EP/²NF
C18:0max. 6%EP/NF
C18:1min. 60.0%EP/NF
C18:2max. 35.0%EP/NF
C18:3max. 2.0%EP/NF
C20:0max. 2.0%EP/NF
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Diacylglycerols15.0 - 35.0%EP/NF
Monoacylglycerols55.0 - 65.0%¹EP/²NF
Triacylglycerols2.0 - 10.0%EP/NF
Elemental Impurities
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Arsenic Contentmax. 0.2μg/g
Cadmium Contentmax. 0.1μg/g
Cobalt Contentmax. 1μg/g
Lead Contentmax. 0.5μg/g
Mercury Contentmax. 0.2μg/g
Nickel Contentmax. 2μg/g
Vanadium Contentmax. 1μg/g
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Acid Valuemax. 6.0mg KOH/gEP/NF
Free Glycerolmax. 6.0%EP/NF
Identification APassEP/2NF
Identification BPass
Identification CPassEP
Iodine Value65.0 - 95.0cg I2/gEP/NF
Peroxide Valuemax. 12.0EP/NF
Saponification Value150 - 175EP/NF
Total Ashmax. 0.1%EP/NF
Water Contentmax. 1.0%EP/NF

The nutritional information is calculated based on typical composition of the product and the data for individual products may vary from the information. Calculations based on 4, 4, and 9 calories per gram for protein, carbohydrate, and fat, respectively. This material is provided for informational purposes only and is not a specification.

For Elemental Impurities : Data obtained for the samples were below the listed initial-results ranges levels. Initial-results ranges data are for informational purposes only and do not constitute specifications. Testing is expected to continue on a periodic basis for the material, however, the frequency is to be determined.

¹EP: European Pharmacopeia
²NF: United States Pharmacopeia/National Formulary

Added as antioxidants: 0.02% TBHQ and 0.003% Citric Acid

Regulatory & Compliance

  • Meets current European Pharmacopeia monograph for “Glycerol Mono-Oleates.”
  • Meets current USP / National Formulary monograph for “Glyceryl Monooleates.”
  • Generally recognized as safe (GRAS) according to 21 CFR § 184.1505 and 21 CFR § 184.1323.

Safety & Health

Product Stewardship

ABITEC’s product stewardship rests with all individuals involved with the products, from the initial concept and research, to manufacture, testing, use, sale, storage, distribution and disposition of each product. Each individual takes the appropriate steps to protect employee health, public health and the environment.

Packaging & Availability

Standard Packaging
  • Rail car
  • Tank wagon
  • 400 lb (182 kg) drum
  • 50 lb (22.7 kg) pail

Storage & Handling

Recommended Storage and Handling
  • Store in a dry location at 68-77 ºF
  • Preserve in tight containers
  • Protect from light
  • Retest/requalify 18 months after date of manufacture
Recommended Heating Instructions
  • Heat to 50°C and mix thoroughly before use
  • Store at room temperature in a closed container