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Kostol PGP

Kostol PGP is a non-ionic, low HLB emulsifier designed for multiple formula types. PGP can be used in multiple formula types including low pH systems. This O/W emulsifier produces creamy hydrating products.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 75-95 °C
Acid Value USP 401 <5 mg KOH/g
Saponification Value USP 401 85-105 mg KOH/g
pH KK 250 3.5-7
Color Visual Off-White to Light Brown

Formulation Guidelines

Kostol PGP is suitable for any cosmetic application, including cleansers, hair care, skin and sun care. It will work well in low pH systems for the skin. Kostol PGP is designed to emulsify but not thicken, allowing formulators to strategically plan their system with the thickener best for them.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate, Beheneth-5

  • CAS #: 37349-34-1, 26636-40-8

  • EINECS #: 609-412-0, 607-974-1

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 402

  • TRADE NAME: Kostol PGP

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • GMO FREE: No

  • NPA: No

  • GRAS: No

  • CANADA: Components listed

  • JAPAN: Unknown at time of print

  • CHINA: Components listed

  • AUSTRALIA: Unknown at time of print

  • REACH: Unknown at time of print