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INCI Name: Glyceryl Dilaurate
Product Code: H060
CAS #: 27638-00-2
EINECS: 248-586-9
Brand: HallStar®

HallStar® GDL is the diester of glycerin and lauric acid. It is utilized as an emollient and as a nonionic co-emulsifier (HLB 4.0) in skin care products, and is a pasty semi-solid at room temperature. Components of HallStar® GDL are listed in the following countries, with registration numbers for the INCI name component included in parentheses: United States (TSCA 27638-00-2), Europe (EINECS 248-586-9), Canada (DSL 27638-00-2), Japan (ENCS 2-669), Australia (AICS 27638-00-2), Philippines (PICCS 27638-00-2), Korea and China.

Features & Benefits:

  • Biodegradable
  • Co-emulsifying Agent
  • Emollient
  • Emulsifying Agent (W/O)
  • Plant Derived / Vegetal Based
Appearance (25°C) Off-white to tan soft solid
Color (Gardner) 2.5
Odor Characteristic (bland, fatty)
Melting Point (°C) ~30
HLB 4.0
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 225
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 4
Flash Point (°C) 249 (Cleveland Open Cup)
Insoluble In
  • Water
Soluble In
  • Cosmetic Esters
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Vegetable Oil (dispersible)
Toxicology Profile
  • Inhalation: Vapor and mist may be irritating to the respiratory system.
  • Ingestion: Large amounts may produce gastrointestinal disturbances including irritation, nausea and diarrhea.
  • Ocular / Eye Irritation: May cause irritation.
  • Skin Irritation: Prolonged or excessive contact may cause mild irritation.
  • Drum - 425lbs
  • Pail - 40lbs

Regional Approvals:

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


  • Beach Wear Sun Care
  • Daily Wear Sun Care
  • Facial Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Skin Care
  • Hand & Body Care
  • Lip Care
  • Self-Tanners

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