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HallStar® DGMS

INCI Name: PEG-2 Stearate
Product Code: H032
CAS #: 106-11-6
EINECS: 203-363-5
Brand: HallStar®

HallStar® DGMS is an ester made from the reaction of triple pressed stearic acid and diethylene glycol. It can be used as an emulsifier, emollient, and opacifier in shampoos, foundations, cleansing products, and creams and lotions.

It is recommended that HallStar® DGMS be stored in sealed containers and kept in a cool, dry place. Prolonged storage at temperatures above 90°F (32°C) should be avoided. Avoid overheating to prevent clumping.

All components of HallStar® DGMS are listed in the following countries. Registration numbers for the active ingredients are included in parentheses: Europe (EINECS 203-363-5), Japan (ENCS 2-653), Canada (DSL 106-11-6), Australia (AICS 106-11-6) and United States (TSCA listed).

Features & Benefits:

  • Biodegradable
  • Emollient
  • Emulsifying Agent (W/O)
  • Opacifier
Appearance (25°C) White to off-white flake
Odor Typical, mild fatty
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 4
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 169
Boiling Point (°C) 150
Flash Point (°C) 202
Melting Point (°C) 46
HLB 4.3
RVOC, U.S. EPA (%) 0
Type Nonionic
Insoluble In
  • Water
Soluble In
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Mineral Oil (dispersible)
  • Vegetable Oil (dispersible)
Toxicology Profile
  • CIR Expert Panel: Safe at up to 10% in present practices of use.
  • CIR Expert Panel: See J. Amer. Coll. Toxicol. (JACT) 2(7):17-60, 1983.
  • Drum - 200lbs

Regional Approvals:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • EU
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Taiwan
  • US


  • Bar Soaps
  • Bath Additives
  • Depilatories
  • Eye Area Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Cleansers
  • Facial Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Skin Care
  • Hair Conditioners
  • Hand & Body Care
  • Liquid Handsoaps
  • Shampoos
  • Shaving Products
  • Shower Gels/Body Washes

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The information presented herein is believed to be accurate and reliable, but no warranty or guarantee, expressed or implied, is made regarding the information or the performance of any product. Further, nothing contained herein shall be taken as any inducement or recommendation to use, manufacture or sell that may infringe any patents or any other proprietary rights now or hereafter in existence, nor to imply compliance with any regulatory requirements

The Hallstar Company - 120 South Riverside Plaza Suite 1620 - Chicago, IL 60606-3911 USA