Kostol Natural E

Kostol Natural E is a PEG-free, natural, plant-based emulsifier. It can add viscosity to the system due to its behenyl base and delivers white emulsions. This strong O/W emulsifier is used for creams, lotions, hair pomades, surfactant systems, foundations, and mascaras.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Congealing Point ASTM D938 138-150 °F
Acid Value USP 401 <5 mg KOH/g
Saponification Value USP 401 65-95 mg KOH/g
pH KK 250 3.5-7
Color Visual Off-White to Light Tan

Formulation Guidelines

Kostol Natural E works as a robust O/W emulsifier for natural and conventional systems. It provides a light to medium wet break and can be used as a primary or secondary emulsifier. It will thicken well and holds high levels of solids and oils. It can be used for emulsification and thickening in challenging systems including sulfate-free surfactant systems and natural hair care. Usage levels start at 2%.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Behenyl Alcohol, Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate

  • CAS #: 661-19-8, 37349-34-1

  • EINECS #: 211-546-6, 609-412-0

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 414

  • TRADE NAME: Kostol Natural E

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 Years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • NON-GMO: Yes

  • CANADA: Components listed

  • JAPAN: Unknown at time of print

  • CHINA: Components listed

  • AUSTRALIA: Components listed

  • REACH: Unknown at time of print