PEG Glyceryl ether
Polyethylene glycol glyceryl ether
Polyoxyethylene glyceryl ether
Glyceryl polyethylene glycol ether
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow liquid to paste to solid.
Odor: faint characteristic odor.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, low irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent foam stabilizing, wetting, permeating, lubricating, solubilizing, moisturizing, viscosity controlling abilities. solvent. hydrotrope.
Notes: (1), can be used in children cleaning products. (2), byproduct 1,4-dioxane: carcinogen to animal, possible carcinogen (Group 2B) to human; if content is minimal, usually does not cause to harm.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
pH (25℃, 1%)
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as solvent.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Humectant in personal care products.
Use as solubilizing agent. eg: perfume.
Leveling agent in textile, dye.