Octadecanoic acid, 2-hydroxyethyl ester
Stearic acid, 2-hydroxyethyl ester
Ethylene glycol monostearate
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C20H40O3
Molecular Weight: 328.53
Solubility: slightly soluble in water. soluble in ethyl ether.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 200mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, emulsifying, lubricating abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as emulsifying agent, emulsion stabilizer, dispersing agent.
Use as lubricant.
Emollient, conditioning agent, emulsifying agent, pearlescing agent, opacifier in personal care products.