You should know
Peg-40 Stearate is a waxy solid made up of polyethylene glycol and stearic acid. It is an emulsifier and cleanser. Emulsifiers help oils and water mix.
Stearic acid is a a fatty acid. Therefore, Peg-40 stearate may not be fungal-acne safe.
Peg-40 Stearate is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.6% of the products in our database containing it.
What it does:
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Where it's used
Peg-40 Stearate is most often found as ingredient number 14 within an ingredient list.
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Products with Peg-40 Stearate
- CosIng ID: 76904
- INCI Name: PEG-40 STEARATE
- INN Name: macrogol ester 2000
- EC #: -
- All Functions: Emulsifying, Surfactant