CAS: 68201-46-7 Palm Free
INCI Name: PEG-7 glyceryl monococoate
Non-ionic, polyethylene glycol ester made from glycerin & coconut oil. Clear oily liquid, little odour.
Soluble in water & alcohols, insoluble in oils. HLB value 11 - use for oil-in-water emulsions).
excellent as an emulsifier , emollient. It has refatting & thickening properties
- useful as surfactant and foam booster
- good conditioning effect for soft and smooth skin...leaves a soft silky feel
Useage: Can be added to formulas as is, usual concentration 1 - 10%.
Note this is a pretty good replacement for Polysorbates ( high numbered ones). It has been exothylated ( as polysorbates have) but it tends to leave your products with a softer silver finish, and its cheaper than Poly's in many cases.