1.As an emulsifier and stabilizer in beverages and butter containing table syrups.
2.Flavor fixative for specific applications.
3.Preparetion of powdered, stable, oil soluble vitamins.
4.Emulsifier of petroleum and non-petroleum waxes to form liquid and wax paste emulsions
5.Use in combination with polyacrylamide to aid in the polymerization and formation of uniform and discrete prills of cross-linked polystyrene.
6.Use in powdered explosives to improve resistance to water damage
7.It is used in Pharmaceuticals to forms thick mucilages for coating applications as a Tablet binder.
8.In Paper Industries it is used as a binder in long fibred light weight papers