Glyceryl stearate & Peg 100Glyceryl stearate is created by the esterification of glycerin and stearic acid. and then combined with Peg 100 to add the final stability of the emulsion, increasing the emulsions ability to absorb additional ingredients such as essential oils and colourings.
The high quality glyceryl stearate emulsion has a higher humectant level than standard glyceryl stearate and can aid the feel of the final product.
Glyceryl steate & Peg 100
123-94-4 and 9004-99-3
How to use
Heat the glyceryl stearate & Peg 100 to 60c - 70c within the oill stage of your formulations. Ensure the glyceryl stearate & Peg 100 is fully disolved into your oil stage (use agitation if required) in order to minimise the risk of graininess in your final formulation.
Recommended Usage Level
0 - 6% (Up to 25% for hair products)
Maximum Usage Level
Products to Use in
- Moisture Cream
- Moisture Lotion
- Body Butter
- Face Mask
- Skin Peels
- Shower Gel
At pure usage levels it can cause irritation to the skin.
When blending always take the following precautions:
- Use gloves (disposable are ideal)
- Take care when handling hot oils
- Wear eye protection
- Work in a well ventilated room
- Keep ingredients and hot oils away from children
- If ingested, seek immediate medical advice
- If contact made with eyes, rinse immediately with clean warm water and seek medical advice if in any doubt.
In addition to our precautions and general safety information, we always recommend keeping a first aid kit nearby. You are working with hot water and oils, accidents can happen, so always be prepared!
Glyceryl Stearate: 65% (31566-31-1)
Peg 100 Stearate: 35% (9004-99-3)