New combination of cationic preservatives with taste-masking components

LAE and masking agent


Use of cationic surfactants, derived from the condensation of fatty acids and esterified dibasic amino acids, of the formula (I): occasionally leads to a bitter taste, when the compound is present in a large concentration. The bitter taste can be masked by combination with a second component selected from the list consisting of sucralose, neohespiridin (NHDC), β-cyclodextrin, mono ammonium glycyrrhizinate (MAG), banana, mentholyptus, sodium dodecyl sulphate (SDS), anetol, menthol, thaumatin, adenosine monophosphate (AMP), aloten, arginine, sodium acetate, arilic acids (ferulic acid, caffeic acid), sclareolide, maltol, anane, phosphatidic acid, eucalyptol, lactisole, lysozyme, lactoglobulin, timol, borneol, acetol, phosphothreonine, phosphotyrosine, phosphoserine, Masking flavour 501521T, Masking flavour 501522, saccharine, aspartame, MK22 N&A FL for masking #25682, MM24 Prosweet N&A FL Enhancer, neodiosmin, xylitol, stevia and Natural and Functional Flavour (NAF®).