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HallStar® GMS SE

INCI Name: Glyceryl Stearate SE
Product Code: H006
CAS #: 11099-07-3, 593-29-3
EINECS: 204-664-4, 209-786-1
Brand: HallStar®

HallStar® GMS SE is the reaction product of Glycerin and triple-pressed grade Stearic Acid combined with a defined amount of Potassium Stearate to enhance self-emulsification in aqueous systems. It is used as the primary emulsifier in oil-in-water (O/W) emulsions at pHs in the range of 5 – 9. Typical use levels are 3 – 7%.

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

All components of HallStar® GMS SE are listed in the following countries; the registration number for the major 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).

HallStar® GMS SE is approved for use under FDA 21 CFR 175.300.

Features & Benefits:

  • Biodegradable
  • Bodying Agent
  • Co-emulsifying Agent
  • Emulsifying Agent (O/W)
  • Emulsion Stabilizing Agent
  • Plant Derived / Vegetal Based
Appearance (25°C) White to cream- colored flake
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 17
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 157
Type Anionic
Melting Point (°C) 57 (closed)
Density (g/cc) 0.971
RVOC, U.S. EPA (%) 0
Flash Point (°C) 210 (COC)
Soluble In
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Mineral Oil
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Water (dispersible)
Toxicology Profile
  • CIR Expert Panel: Safe at up to 25% in present practices of use
  • JACT/IJT Reference(s): J. Amer. Coll. Toxicol. (JACT) 1(2): 143-77 & 1(4): 169-92 (1982)
  • LD50: > 5ml/kg
  • Ocular / Eye Irritation: None
  • Skin Irritation: Minimal
  • Bag - 50lbs
  • Drum - 100, 250lbs

Regional Approvals:

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


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