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INCI Name: PEG-4 Olivate
Product Code: O700
Brand: Olivem®

Olivem® 700 is a stabilizing and structuring agent that enriches the texture and enhances the viscosity of formulations. Olivem® 700 works as co-emulsifier, improving the stability of o/w emulsions, and is a versatile sensorial modifier, providing a unique smooth and soft skin after feel. At 20°C, it is a white, waxy solid in flake form (melting point 60 – 65°C). The recommended use levels are 1 – 5% as a co-emulsifier, 1 – 3% as a functional lipid, and 1 – 2% as a sensorial modifier. Shelf life: 60 months.

Features & Benefits:

  • Co-emulsifying Agent
  • Emulsion Stabilizing Agent
  • Feel Modification/Enhancement
Appearance Flakes, waxy solid (20°C)
Color White
Odor Slight, characteristic
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 145 - 165
Iodine Value (gI2/100g) 3.0 maximum
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 3.0 maximum
HLB Value 10 -11
Melting Range (°C) 60 - 65
Water [Moisture] (%) 1.0 maximum
Actives, % 99.0 minimum
Additives and Preservatives None
Soluble In
  • Alcohol [Ethanol]
  • Propylene Glycol (dispersible)
  • Vegetable Oil
Toxicology Profile
  • Ocular Irritation Potential (HET-CAM) Test: Not irritant
  • Repeat Insult Patch Test (Human): Not irritant
  • Drum - 20kgs

Regional Approvals:

  • EU
  • US


  • Daily Wear Sun Care
  • Eye Area Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Skin Care
  • Hair Conditioners
  • Hand & Body Care


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