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Steareth-2

Our database includes 333 products that contain Steareth-2.

Explained

Steareth-2 is a waxy compound used to emulsify ingredients. It is created from polyethylene glycol and stearyl alcohol.

The 2 stands for the number of ethylene oxide units used to create this ingredient.

Community Rating
Very Disliked
Comedogenic Rating
2
Irritancy Rating
2

What it does

Emulsifying The act of emulsion: a suspension of small globules of one liquid in a second liquid with which the first will not mix

Prevalence

Less common Percentage of products that contain it
0.6%
Top categories
Moisturizers
Treatments
Sunscreens
Position Predominant list placement
Top 25%

References

CosIng Data

CosIng ID 78990
INCI Name STEARETH-2
EC #  500-017-8 / -
All Functions Emulsifying, Surfactant