Description: Non-ionic, vegetable-based, PEG-free liquid emulsifier. Yellow to amber viscous liquid, bland odor. Disperses in water. HLB value 4.3 (gives water-in-oil emulsions).
INCI Name: Sorbitan oleate
- Vegetable-based emulsifier and co-emulsifier for making stable water-in-oil creams and lotions
- Compatible with all kinds of cosmetic oils and active ingredients
- Very pleasant application properties
- Often used with polysorbates or other high HLB emulsifiers
Use: Can be added to formulas as is, usual concentration 2 – 10%. For external use only.
Applications: Lotions, creams, ointments, balms.
Country of Origin: USA
Raw material source: Sorbitol, oleic acid
Manufacture: Sorbitan oleate is produced by esterification of sorbitan with oleic acid in a solvent-free mixture of fatty acids and molten anhydrous sorbitol with chemical catalysts.
Animal Testing: Not animal tested
GMO: Not tested for GMOs
Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components