1.Used as an ingredient in cosmetics as well as in food products.
2.As an emulsifier used the most widely and in the largest quantities in the foodstuff industry.
3.Used to keep bakery goods fresh, improve flour quality, and as an emulsifying and whopping agent for ready-to-eat products.
4.Used in ice cream formulations, starch products, milk products, chewing gum, chocolates and other foods.
5. As a softer in textiles and as an external lubricant for plastics.