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Emulsifying agent consisting of sorbitol, ethylene oxide & stearic acid (polyoxyethylene-60 sorbitan monostearate), stearic acid is derived from vegetable oil, purity > 95%. HLB value: 14.9 (gives oil-in-water emulsions).
- 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
Warm to melt before use. Typical use level is 1 - 10%. For external use only.
Lotions, creams, hair loss treatments, skin cleansers, makeup products requiring emulsification.
No purity grade applicable
Yellow-brownish viscous liquid, no or weak odor
Soluble in water & alcohols, insoluble in oils
Store in a closed container at a dry place at room temperature
Country of Origin
Raw Material Source
Sorbitol, vegetable oils
Polysorbate 60 is obtained by esterification of sorbitol with one or three molecules of a fatty acid including stearic, lauric, oleic, and palmitic acid.
Not animal tested
Does not contain animal-derived components
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including ethylene oxide and 1,4-dioxane, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
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