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INCI Name: PEG-8 Laurate
Product Code: H011
CAS #: 9004-81-3
EINECS: Polymer Exempt
Brand: HallStar®

HallStar® PEG 400 ML is the esterification product from the reaction of coco-derived fatty acid and polyethylene glycol. It is useful as an emulsifier (HLB 13), emollient and lubricant, and is approved for use under FDA 21 CFR 175.105, 175.300, 176.210 and 178.3910.

All components of HallStar® PEG 400 ML are listed in the following countries, with the INCI name component in parentheses: United States (TSCA 9004-81-3), Europe (EINECS- polymer exempt), Canada (DSL 9004-81-3), Australia (AICS 9004-81-3), Korea (ECL KE-27582), Japan (ENCS 7-88), China (ECSC 9004-81-3) and the Philippines (PICCS 9004-81-3).

Features & Benefits:

  • Biodegradable
  • Emollient
  • Emulsifying Agent (O/W)
  • Lubricant
  • Micro-emulsifier
  • Plant Derived / Vegetal Based
Appearance (25°C) Clear yellow to light amber liquid
Color (Gardner) 2
Odor Mild fatty/sweet
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 91
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 1
Melting Point (°C) 12
Specific Gravity (25°C/25°C) 1.032
HLB 13
Type Nonionic
Flash Point (°C) 244
Insoluble In
  • Mineral Oil
Soluble In
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Water
Toxicology Profile
  • CIR Expert Panel: Safe at up to 25% in present practices of use.
  • Ingestion: Large amounts may produce gastrointestinal disturbances including irritation, nausea and diarrhea.
  • JACT/IJT Reference(s): See Int. J. Toxicol (IJT) 19(S2):29-41, 2000.
  • LD50: 692 mg/kg (mouse)
  • Ocular / Eye Irritation: Minimal: may cause irritation.
  • Skin Irritation: Minimal: not expected to be a primary skin irritant. Prolonged or excessive contact may cause mild irritation.
  • Drum - 450lbs

Regional Approvals:

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


  • After Sun Skin Care
  • Beach Wear Sun Care
  • Daily Wear Sun Care
  • Facial Skin Care
  • Hand & Body Care
  • Self-Tanners
  • Shampoos


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