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Technical Datasheet | Supplied by IOI Oleo
Glyceryl Stearate. IMWITOR® 491 by IOI Oleo is a non-ionic co-emulsifier for O/W emulsions. It is an ester of natural stearic and palmitic acid esterified with glycerol. It is 100% natural, vegan and compatible with skin. It does not contain additives, residues of antioxidants, stabilizers, solvents or unsaturated components. Because of surface-active properties, it functions as solubilizing and binding agent, dispersing adjuvants, softeners and consistency regulators. It is applicable for hot/cold and hot/hot processes. IMWITOR® 491 finds application in formulating lotions, creams, powders, skin cleansing products, makeup bases and foundations, mascara, eye shadow, eyeliner, hair conditioners and sun care products. It is ECOCERT and COSMOS approved. It has a shelf life of 24 months.
  • Binders
  • Emulsifiers > Co-emulsifiers
  • Solubilizers
  • Waxes / Consistency Factors
  • bio-based
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This list of compatible products is generated out of estimated HSP values. A practical determination of these HSP values would provide higher certainty.
Learn more about Hansen Solubility Parameters (HSP) and their use in predictive formulation.

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