Description: EU certified organic, natural, nonionic emulsifier (occurs in most living cells) consisting of 4 phospholipids (phosphatidyl choline, -ethanolamin, -serin, -inositol), capable to bind water & fats (prevents fat-water separation), derived from soybeans. Dark amber, honey-like consistency, characteristic odor. Soluble in oils, partly soluble in alcohols, dispersible in water. HLB value approx. 4 (gives water-in-oil emulsions).
INCI Name: Organic lecithin
- Natural emulsifier and dispersing agent
- Excellent water binding ability (prevents moisture loss)
- Good emollient, anti-sticking and refatting properties
- Controls viscosity
Use: Can be added to formulas as is, add to oil phase. Typical use level is 0.5 – 5%. In creams and lotions mostly used as co-emulsifier together with other, more potent emulsifiers. For external use only.
Applications: Lotions, creams, ointments, salves, body washes, shampoos, sun care products & after-sun products, body butter, makeup products.
Country of Origin:CN
Raw material source: Soybeans
Manufacture: Produced by water degumming the extracted oil of soybeans using various solvents.
Animal Testing: Not animal tested
GMO: GMO free
Vegan: Does not contains animal-derived components