Description: Non-ionic, ethoxlyated polyethylene glycol ester made from castor oil. Off-white/yellow liquid to semi-solid. Miscible in water and oils. HLB value 15 (gives oil-in-water emulsions). pH 5.5-7 (3% in water).
INCI Name: PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil
- Multifunctional agent that can be used as emulsifier, surfactant and solubilizer
- Useful also as foam booster and solubilizer of extracts, perfumes and vitamins
Use: Can be added to formulas as is, usual concentration 1 – 10%. For external use only.
Applications: Universally applicable, especially in liquid soaps, lotions, body washes, shower gels, hair shampoos, facial cleansers, bubble baths, decorative cosmetics.
Country of Origin: CN
Raw material source: Castor oil (obtained from castor beans)
Manufacture: Hydrogenation of castor oil with hydrogen gas followed by pegylation (attachment of polyethylene glycol molecules)
Animal Testing: Not animal tested
GMO: Not tested for GMOs
Vegan: Does not contains animal-derived components