Staybelite® Ester 5-A

Staybelite® Ester 5-A rosin is a pale, medium hard, thermoplastic rosin that has excellent resistance to oxidation, discoloration, and other properties affected by aging. It is the glycerol ester of partially hydrogenated rosin specially processed to yield a low odor, low acid number product. These and other outstanding properties make it particularly useful as a modifier of masticatory ingredients used in chewing gum bases.

Product Code: 4332

Product Name

Staybelite® Ester 5-A


  • Plasticizer or softener in chewing gum base
  • Resin modifier for film formers, elastomers and waxes
  • Resin modifier in protective coating compositions


  • Low odor
  • Low acid number
  • Pale color
  • Oxidation resistant
  • Inherent tackiness
  • Wide range of solubility
  • Compatible with a wide variety of materials

General Sales Specifications

Softening Point, Pinova drop method, °C 79-88
Color, USDA rosin scale, maximum N
Acid Number, mg KOH/g 3-10

Typical Properties

Density at 25°C, lb/gal (kg/l) 8.8 (1.06)


Package Form Net Weight
Bag, multi-wall, kraft Pastilles 50 lbs, 22.68 kgs
Bulk, tank truck Molten Varies


CAS No. 65997-13-9 US DOT: Not regulated
International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI): Glyceryl hydrogenated rosinate
US FDA: 21 CFR 73.1
21 CFR 172.615
21 CFR 175.105
21 CFR 175.125
21 CFR 175.300
21 CFR 175.320
21 CFR 175.380
21 CFR 175.390
21 CFR 176.210
21 CFR 177.1210
21 CFR 177.2600

Other regulatory information available on request

Product Safety

Read and understand the Safety Data Sheet before using this product.

Staybelite® is a registered trademark of Pinova, Inc.
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Rev. 6 – 1/18