Ethylene Glycol Distearate (EGDS) is a high-quality, versatile ingredient that offers numerous benefits in various industries. Its unique chemical composition makes it an excellent emollient, thickening agent, and emulsifier, making it a valuable addition to skincare, hair care, and cosmetic products. With its proven effectiveness and versatility, EGDS is a must-have for any product looking to deliver superior performance and results.
Other Names: Ethylene glycol distearate, glycol stearate, EGDS
CAS Number: 627-83-8
Chemical Formula: C₃₈H₇₄O₆
Average Molar Mass: Approximately 617.01 g/mol
Density: Approximately 0.925 g/cm³
Appearance: White to slightly yellow waxy solid
Odor: Minimal or odorless
Applications and Uses:
Commonly used as an opacifying agent and pearlizing agent in cosmetics and personal care products such as shampoos, body washes, and lotions.
Acts as a thickening agent in various cosmetic formulations.
Provides a creamy and pearlescent appearance to cosmetic products.
Utilized in the manufacturing of cleansing products for its aesthetic and textural properties.
Storage and Handling Guidelines:
Store in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.
Keep containers tightly closed to prevent moisture absorption and contamination.
Avoid exposure to extreme temperatures.
Use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when handling.
Avoid direct contact with eyes and skin. In case of contact, rinse thoroughly with water.
Follow recommended guidelines for safe handling, storage, and disposal.
Consult the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for specific safety instructions.
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