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INCI Name: PEG-8 Dioleate
Product Code: H024
CAS #: 9005-07-6
EINECS: Polymer Exemption
Brand: HallStar®

HallStar® PEG 400 DO is the esterification product of oleic acid with polyethylene glycol. It finds application as an emulsifier (HLB 8.3), emollient and lubricant.

All components of HallStar® PEG 400 DO are listed in the following countries; the registration numbers for the active ingredients are included in parentheses: United States (TSCA listed), Europe (EINECS polymer exemption), Japan (ENCS 7-88), Canada (DSL 9005-07-6), Australia (AICS 9005-07-6), China (ECSC 9005-07-6), Philippines (PICCS listed), and Korea (ECL listed).

HallStar® PEG 400 DO is also approved for use under FDA 21 CFR 175.105, 175.300 (per 177.1210), 176.170, 176.200, 176.210, 177.1200 (per 176.200), 177.1210, 573.800, 573.820, 582.99 (per 180.1001) and 180.1001 (c).

Features & Benefits:

  • Biodegradable
  • Emollient
  • Emulsifying Agent (O/W)
  • Lubricant
Appearance (25°C) Yellow to light amber liquid
Odor Typical, mild fatty
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 9
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 118
Iodine Value (gI2/100g) 50
HLB 8.3
Type Nonionic
Specific Gravity (25°C/25°C) 0.98
RVOC, U.S. EPA (%) 0
Soluble In
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Mineral Oil
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Water (hot: dispersible)
Toxicology Profile
  • Ingestion: Large amounts may produce gastrointestinal disturbances including irritation, nausea and diarrhea
  • LD50: >21.5 mL/kg
  • Ocular / Eye Irritation: May cause slight irritation
  • Skin Irritation: Prolonged or excessive contact may cause mild irritation
  • Drum - 450lbs

Regional Approvals:

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


  • Eye Area Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Skin Care
  • Hand & Body Care

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