Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate

Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate

  • INCI Name:          Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate
  • Chemical Name: [2-hydroxy-3-[2-hydroxy-3-(12-hydroxyoctadecanoyloxy)propoxy]propyl] 12-hydroxyoctadecanoate
  • CAS No:               144470-58-6, 156531-21-4

Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate is a vegetable-derived W/O-emulsifier, has the functions of emulsifying, dispersing, stabilizing, regulating and controlling viscosity. In cosmetics, it can be used alone as an emulsifier or compounded with Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate. It features green and safe, has no EO structure, excellent compatibility and non-irritating to skin, has no selectivity to the polarity of oils and esters, easy to process, etc.

  • Excellent emulsifying properties, can be used as oil-in-water type (O/W) or water-in-oil type (W/O). Its emulsifying ability is very strong, it can be used as an emulsifier alone, and it can emulsify more water phase with less oil phase. Suitable for water-in-oil creams and lotions. Powder foundation and other product formulations. Its performance is extremely excellent, and the water-in-oil product prepared with it has an oily but not greasy skin feel.
  • It is suitable as a co-emulsifier for water-in-oil systems, and has good compatibility with various water-in-oil emulsions (including water-in-silicon oil emulsifiers).
  • Does not contain epoxy groups, raw materials are synthesized from plant sources, green and safe, non-irritating to the skin, suitable for the production of baby skin care products.
  • It has good dispersibility and stability for toner and titanium dioxide, and is very suitable for water-in-oil foundation cream, foundation honey, and physical sunscreen formula.
  • Can be used in cold blending process, suitable for formulas with multiple active ingredients added.

Uses & Applications

Personal care

It can be used as emulsifier, dispersant, wetting agent, solubilizer and stabilizer in make-up, skin care products, facial cleanser, soap, shampoo, hair care products, etc.

Product Details





Yellow viscous liquid

Acid value, mgKOH/g

max. 1

Hydroxyl value, mgKOH/g


Saponification value, mgKOH/g


Iodine value, g/100g


Water content, %


HLB value

About 5.5

Shelf Life

24 months

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Technical Data Sheet — Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate

Material Safety Data Sheet– Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate

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