HallStar® PEG 400 DS is a vegetable-derived ester made from the reaction of triple-pressed grade stearic acid and polyethylene glycol for defined composition. It is used as an emulsifier (HLB 8.5), emollient, opacifying agent and/or conditioning agent in various products, with typical use level between 2 and 6%. It is commonly used in underarm antiperspirant-deodorant stick products to aid product removal from skin when showering or bathing and from clothes when laundered.
All its components are listed in the following countries (registration numbers for the active ingredients in parentheses): United States (TSCA 9005-08-7), Europe (EINECS polymer exemption), Japan (ENCS 7-88), Canada (DSL 9005-08-7), Australia (AICS 9005-08-7), Philippines (PICCS 9005-08-7), China (ECSC 9005-08-7) and Korea (ECL KE-27621).
Features & Benefits:
- Emulsifying Agent (O/W)
- Plant Derived / Vegetal Based