Polyglyceryl 4 Oleate

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Polyglyceryl Oleate, a palm free w/o emulsifier, creates emulsions that feel more protective and substantive on the skin in comparison to emulsions made with o/w emulsifiers like Olivem 1000. You can use it as a co-emulsifier while making regular oil-in-water (o/w) conditioners, lotions and creams, balm-to-milk products
  • emulsifier
  • thickener
  • stabilizer
  • opacifier
  • pearlescent
  • emollient
  • anti-foam
Distilled triyglycerol ester based on vegetable oleic acid, PEG-free. HLB value 5 (gives water-in-oil emulsions).  
Polyglyceryl Oleate, being a w/o emulsifier, may create emulsions that feel more protective .
Polyglyceryl Oleate is “cold processable”. That means you can use it to make room temperature emulsions if none of your other ingredients need to be melted. It comes in a liquid form and can be added “as is”

AKA:  Oleic Acid Polyglyceride, Tetraglyceryl MonoOleate

Solubility:  Disperses in water
  • Excellent emulsifier (enables water & oil to mix) for stable water-in-oil creams with excellent heat and cold stability
  • Compatible with all kinds of cosmetic oils and active ingredients
  • Very pleasant application properties
  • Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components
Use:  Can be added to formulas as is. Typical use level 2 - 15%.
For external use only.
Applications:   Lotions, creams, ointments, balms, oil cleansers
CAS:  9007-48-1
INCI:  Polyglyceryl-4 oleate

Stored somewhere cool, dark, and dry, Polyglyceryl-4 oleate should last 18 months.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Victor Lajide
Polyglyceryl 4 Oleate

This Water-In-Oil emulsifier is very good. It performs excellently well as described. The resulting emulsion for my Hair Product is really appealing. I hope this ingredient will continue to be available.

Ayuko Seguchi

Polyglyceryl Oleate