Olivem 300 is a water soluble functional lipid based on Olive Oil technology. It provides emolliency and mildness to formulations, and, given its natural affinity for human skin, helps protect the skin from delipidation and irritation which may be caused by other surfactants.
In bath bombs it aids oil disperse in the water, to make them the ultimate for silken, skin softening appeal in the bath.
Not a substitute for surfactants or emulsifying wax.
Advantages in formulations
Transparent Gels: 0.5 – 1% as a hydrating agent.
INCI: Olive Oil PEG-7 Esters
Usage Rate: 1 - 84%
Appearance: Clear amber liquid
Solubility: Water soluble, oil dispersible
Odour: Slight, characteristic
pH (as 5% Solution): 5 - 7%
CAS No. 226708-41-4
It can also be used as a co-emulsifier for o/w systems. At 20°C, it is a slightly yellow liquid.
I ordered this product again because its a very good solabilizer for perfume oil. it can be used 1:1 and it works! much better than polysorbate 80 or 20. and its not sticky.