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HallStar® PEG 6000 DS C

INCI Name: PEG-150 Distearate
Product Code: H018
CAS #: 9005-08-7
EINECS: Polymer Exempt
Brand: HallStar®

HallStar® PEG 6000 DS C is an ester made from the reaction of vegetable-derived triple-pressed grade stearic acid and a defined high molecular weight polyethylene glycol. It is particularly effective for the thickening of clear, mild, amphoteric-containing surfactant systems, such as shampoos, body washes, bubble baths, baby baths, vapor baths and shower gels. It can also be used to thicken facial scrubs, facial cleansers, body scrubs and shaving foams, and finds application in color cosmetics as an auxiliary emulsifer (HLB ~18.4). The typical use level is 2 – 4%.

All its components are listed in the following countries (registration numbers for the active ingredients in parentheses): Europe (EINECS-polymer exemption), Japan (ENCS 7-88), Canada (DSL 9005-08-7), Australia (AICS 9005-08-7), United States (TSCA 9005-08-7), Korea (ECL Serial No. KE-27621), Philippines (PICCS 9005-08-7) and China (EICS Part 1).

Features & Benefits:

  • Emulsifying Agent (O/W)
  • Thickener (aqueous)
Appearance (25°C) White to off-white flake
pH (25°C, 5% aqueous) 5
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 8
Iodine Value (gI2/100g) 0.05
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 17
Boiling Point (°C) >150
Density (g/cc) 0.968 (65°C)
Type Nonionic
HLB 18.4
Cloud point (°C) 83
Melting Point (°C) 56
Flash Point (°C) 249 (COC)
RVOC, U.S. EPA (%) 0
Insoluble In
  • Mineral Oil
  • Vegetable Oil
Soluble In
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Water
Toxicology Profile
  • Ingestion: Large amounts may produce gatrointestinal disturbances such as irritation, nausea and diarrhea.
  • Ocular / Eye Irritation: Slight if occurs
  • Skin Irritation: Mild (prolonged or excessive contact)
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Irritation: Inhalation of dust may be irritating
  • Drum - 250lbs

Regional Approvals:

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


  • Deodorants
  • Facial Cleansers
  • Facial Color Cosmetics
  • Liquid Handsoaps
  • Shampoos
  • Shaving Products
  • Shower Gels/Body Washes


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Name Regional Acceptance  Formula Number
Little Mermaid BubblesGlobalCS17-107-06B

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