Description: Self-emulsifying pearlizing and opacifying agent. Off-white flakes, faint odor. Water-insoluble, dispersible in water & oil. HLB value 5-6, gives water-in-oil emulsions.
Melting Point: 57-60°C (135-140°F).
INCI Name: Glycol stearate,
- Excellent opacifier and pearlizing agent for liquid cream, pastes, shampoos and liquid soap
- Produces a lustrous pearl with minimal foam depression
- Acts as a secondary emulsifier to produce stable light textured creams and lotions
- Has skin conditioning properties
Use: Warm to melt before use, typical use level 2-10% (as emulsifier), 4% (as pearlizer). External use only.
Applications: Hair shampoos, conditioners, hair rinses, body washes, liquid soaps, lotions, creams, hair pastes, liquid soap.
Country of Origin: CN
Raw material source: Vegetable oils and/or tallow
Manufacture: Glycol stearate and stearamide AMP are produced from stearic acid which is obtained from various vegetable oils or tallow.
Animal Testing: Not animal tested
GMO: Not tested for GMO-derived components