Thickening Oil-in-Water Emulsifier
Description: Emulsifying agent consisting of sorbitol, ethylene oxide & stearic acid (polyoxyethylene-60 sorbitan monostearate), stearic acid is derived from vegetable oil, purity > 95%. Yellow-brownish viscous liquid, no or weak odor. Soluble in water & alcohols, insoluble in oils. HLB value: 14.9 (gives oil-in-water emulsions).CAS: 9005-67-8INCI Name: Polysorbate-60
- Non-ionic, multi-purpose emulsifier (enables water and oil to mix)
- Emulsifying efficacy is increased when combined with cetyl alcohol or sorbitan stearate
- Acts as dispersing agent and anti-static thickener
- Very useful as solubilizer and stabilizer of essential oils
Use: Warm to melt before use. Typical use level is 1 – 10%. For external use only.Applications: Lotions, creams, hair loss treatments, skin cleansers, makeup products requiring emulsification.