HallStar® EGMS is the esterification product of stearic acid and ethylene glycol. It is a mixture of about equal proportions of mono- and di- ester. Its effectiveness as an opacifier and pearlizer is due to its near insolubility in aqueous systems.
Utilized at a level of 1% to 2% in cream and lotion (O/W emulsion) products, HallStar® EGMS will contribute body, opacity and a soft velvety feel. Higher levels (up to 10%) can impart additional body, bringing the product towards a stiff paste consistency.
All components of HallStar® EGMS are listed in the following countries. Registration numbers for the active ingredients are included in parentheses: United States (TSCA 111-60-4), Canada (DSL 11-60-4), Europe (EINECS 203-886-9), Japan (ENCS 2-767), Australia (AICS 111-60-4), Korea (ECL Serial No. KE-26377), Philippines (PICCS 111-60-4), and China (EICS Part 1).
Features & Benefits:
- Bodying Agent
- Co-emulsifying Agent
- Pearlizing Agent
- Thickener (nonaqueous)