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HallStar® PGMS Pure

INCI Name: Propylene Glycol Stearate
Product Code: H012
CAS #: 1323-39-3
EINECS: 215-354-3
Brand: HallStar®

HallStar® PGMS Pure is the esterification product of triple-pressed stearic acid with propylene glycol. It is an emulsifier (HLB 3.4), emollient and opacifier with a melting point near that of body temperature.

HallStar® PGMS Pure should be stored in sealed containers and kept in a cool, dry place. Prolonged storage above 90°F (32°C) should be avoided. Avoid overheating to prevent clumping.

All components of HallStar® PGMS Pure are listed in the following countries; the registration number for the namesake component is included in parentheses: Europe (EINECS 215-354-3), Japan (ENCS 2-772), Canada (DSL 1323-39-3), Australia (AICS 1323-39-3) and Korea (ECL Serial No KE-26397).

Features & Benefits:

  • Biodegradable
  • Bodying Agent
  • Co-emulsifying Agent
  • Emollient
  • Emulsifying Agent (W/O)
  • Emulsion Stabilizing Agent
  • Opacifier
  • Plant Derived / Vegetal Based
Appearance (25°C) White waxy flake
Odor Typical, mild fatty
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 180
Monoester, % 52
Color (Gardner) 1
Density (g/cc) 0.935 (molten)
HLB 3.4
Melting Point (°C) 36
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 1
Type Nonionic
Insoluble In
  • Water
Soluble In
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Mineral Oil
  • Vegetable Oil
Toxicology Profile
  • JACT/IJT Reference(s): The CIR Expert Panel found Propylene Glycol Stearate to be safe at up to 25% in present practices of use. See J. Amer. Coll. Toxicol. (JACT) 2(5): 101-124 (1983).
  • LD50: >5.0 g/kg
  • Ocular / Eye Irritation: Minimal
  • Skin Irritation: Slight
  • Bag - 50lbs
  • Drum - 100lbs

Regional Approvals:

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


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