NOTE: This is not a solid emulsifier to thicken creams and lotions. It is meant to use with your fragrances to emulsify so they do not sit on top of your finished product. It may cause cloudiness in the final product.
Look for an alternative called Olivem 300.
Description: Ecocert effective, versatile, cold processable PEG-free nonionic oil-in-water emulsifier based on vegetable raw-materials. HLB value about 11. Has good compatibility with sunscreen filters. Clear yellow liquid. At temperatures below 15°C/59°F emulsifier can become pasty.
Eliminates the need for Polysorbate 20, Polysorbate 80 and other ethoxylated emulsifiers in the formulation of sprayable body mist. Effective, versatile, cold processable PEG-free nonionic oil-in-water emulsifier based on vegetable raw materials. No co-emulsifier needed. Forms stable emulsions with commonly used oils including mineral oils, vegetable oils, and synthetic esters.
Country of origin: USA
HLB value about 11.
Has good compatibility with sunscreen filters. Clear yellow liquid. At temperatures below 15°C/59, °F emulsifier can become pasty. A stick blender may be used to form sprayable emulsions.
Natural Certifications: Approved for certification with EcoCert, NaTrue, and COSMOS.
PH: (at 100g/L @25C) 5-7
SAP Value: 151 mg KOH/g
INCI: Sorbitan laurate, polyglyceryl-4 laurate, dilauryl citrate, aqua
Data for Health Canada:
Properties: Easy-to-handle liquid emulsifier for making cold emulsions. Gives light skin feel. Able to stabilize o/w lotions prepared in a cold process without a real homogenization step. But can also be used for hot processed creams and lotions.
For external use only.
Applications: Creams, lotions, pillow, room sprays, bath bomb mica paint and various other products requiring emulsification.
Plant Based Liquid Solubizer Peg Free Ecocert
Not sure what I did wrong.. as I followed the directions on the site.. but my entire batch was ruined. The final product looked chunky and curdled.
This emulsifier works great to disperse essential oils in water. Making your own body sprays or room sprays is easy with this natural emulsifier.