Stearic acid, 2-(2-hydroxyethoxy)ethyl ester
Polyoxyethylene (2) monostearate
Diethylene glycol monostearate
Octadecanoic acid, 2-(2-hydroxyethoxy)ethyl ester
Polyethylene glycol 100 monostearate
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C22H44O4
Molecular Weight: 372.58
Appearance: white to pale yellow solid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: >10000mg/Kg; mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 200mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent solubilizing, dispersing, emulsifying, lubricating abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent. eg: industrial cleaning, household cleaning, textile, chemical fiber, leather, personal care products.
Emollient, emulsifying agent, pearling agent in personal care products.
Use as solubilizing agent.
Antistatic agent, softening agent, synthetic fiber oil agent in textile, fiber.
Use as pharmaceutical additive, food additive.
Use as lubricant.