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HALLSTAR® GMS PURE

INCI Name: Glyceryl Stearate
Product Code: H001
CAS #: 123-94-4
EINECS: 204-664-4
Brand: HallStar®

HallStar® GMS Pure is the esterification product of vegetable-derived, high-purity triple-pressed stearic acid with glycerin. It is one of the most broadly utilized ingredients for personal care products. HallStar® GMS Pure is typically used as the primary emulsifier, in conjunction with a variety of auxiliary emulsifiers. The typical use level is 2 – 5% in creams and lotions.

HallStar® GMS Pure should be stored in sealed containers and kept in a cool, dry place. Prolonged storage above 90°F (32°C) should be avoided. Avoid overheating.

All components of HallStar® GMS Pure are listed in the following countries; the registration number for the namesake component is included in parentheses: Europe (EINECS 204-664-4), Japan (ENCS 2-669), Canada (DSL 123-94-4), Australia (AICS 123-94-4), United States (TSCA listed) and Korea (ECL 9312-4516).

Features & Benefits:

  • Biodegradable
  • Bodying Agent
  • Cleansing Agent
  • Co-emulsifying Agent
  • Emollient
  • Emulsifying Agent (W/O)
  • Emulsion Stabilizing Agent
  • Opacifier
  • Plant Derived / Vegetal Based
Appearance (25°C) White flake
Type Nonionic
Monoester, % 42
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 172
Glycerin, % 5
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 1
HLB 3.8
Density (g/cc) 0.971
Melting Point (°C) 57
RVOC, U.S. EPA (%) 0
Insoluble In
  • Water
Soluble In
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Mineral Oil
  • Vegetable Oil
Toxicology Profile
  • JACT/IJT Reference(s): Safe at up to 50% in present practices of use. See J. Amer. Coll. Toxicol. (JACT) 1(4):169-92 (1982).
  • LD50 (oral): > 5.0g/kg
  • Ocular / Eye Irritation: Minimal
  • Skin Irritation: None
Packaging
  • Bag - 50lbs
  • Drum - 66.14, 250lbs

Regional Approvals:

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

Applications:

  • After Sun Skin Care
  • Antiperspirants
  • Bar Soaps
  • Bath Additives
  • Beach Wear Sun Care
  • Cleansing Wipes
  • Daily Wear Sun Care
  • Deodorants
  • Depilatories
  • Eye Area Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Cleansers
  • Facial Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Skin Care
  • Foot Care
  • Hair Colorants
  • Hair Conditioners
  • Hand & Body Care
  • Lip Care
  • Liquid Handsoaps
  • Mouthwash
  • Nail Care
  • Oral care preparations
  • Self-Tanners
  • Shampoos
  • Shaving Products
  • Shower Gels/Body Washes
  • Styling Aids
  • Tanning Oils
  • Toothpaste

Formulas:

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Name Regional Acceptance  Formula Number
"No O" Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen CreamASEAN, Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ5-68
"No O" Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Cream with SolaStay® S1ASEAN, Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ8-164B
Broad Spectrum O/W Sunscreen Cream SPF 50GlobalJZ12-136
Broad Spectrum Oil-in-Water Sunscreen Cream SPF 70ASEAN, Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ11-73
Broad Spectrum SPF 40 Sunscreen CreamASEAN, Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ5-70
Broad Spectrum SPF 45 Sunscreen CreamASEAN, Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ5-67
Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ Sunscreen CreamMERCOSUR, USJZ6-169
China-Compliant Broad Spectrum Oil-in-Water Sunscreen Cream SPF 70China, Korea, MERCOSUR, USJZ11-73B
Crystal ZnO BB Cream SPF 30GlobalJZ13-171
Keep Calm Shave BalmGlobalJH2-188
Lightweight Non-nano ZnO Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30GlobalJZ12-154B
Mineral Only SPF 100, PFA 25 O/W Sunscreen LotionASEAN, Canada, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ11-160
Minerals Only SPF 70, PFA 20 O/W Sunscreen LotionASEAN, Canada, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ11-159
Nourishing UV Lotion SPF 50+ PA++++ASEAN, China, EU, Japan, Korea, Philippines, TaiwanSZ-19037
Oh Wow! 50 Cream – Broad Spectrum O-W SPF 50 Mineral SunscreenGlobalJZ8-197C
Oh Wow! 50 Lotion - Broad Spectrum O-W SPF 50 SunscreenGlobalRP2-118
Oil-in-Water Mineral Sunscreen Cream SPF 50ASEAN, Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ8-204
Oil-in-Water Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF 45ASEAN, Canada, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ10-186
Oil-in-Water SPF 50 (US) Sunscreen LotionASEAN, Canada, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ10-236
Oil-in-Water Sunscreen SPF 20ASEAN, Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ5-12
Oil-in-Water Sunscreen SPF 30ASEAN, Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ5-69
Oil-in-Water Zinc Oxide-Based SPF 40 Sunscreen CreamASEAN, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ10-227
Olive-Lemon Butter ZnO Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30ASEAN, Canada, China, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ12-140
Olive-Lime Non-Nano Mineral Sunscreen Cream SPF 50ASEAN, China, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ12-143B
Sunscreen SPF 50 LotionUSJZ7-116
Zinc Oxide-Based SPF 30, PFA 10 O/W Sunscreen LotionASEAN, Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ11-151B

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