CAS: 123-94-4 EINECS: 204-664-4
HallStar GMS Pure is the esterification product of vegetable-derived, high-purity triple-pressed stearic acid with glycerin. It is one of the most broadly utilized ingredients for personal care products. HallStar GMS Pure is typically used as the primary emulsifier, in conjunction with a variety of auxiliary emulsifiers. The typical use level is 2 5% in creams and lotions.
HallStar GMS Pure should be stored in sealed containers and kept in a cool, dry place. Prolonged storage above 90F (32C) should be avoided. Avoid overheating.
All components of HallStar GMS Pure are listed in the following countries; the registration number for the namesake component is included in parentheses: Europe (EINECS 204-664-4), Japan (ENCS 2-669), Canada (DSL 123-94-4), Australia (AICS 123-94-4), United States (TSCA listed) and Korea (ECL 9312-4516).
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Typical Properties:
Appearance (25°C)   White flake
Type   Nonionic
Monoester, %   42
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g)   172
Glycerin, %   5
Acid Value (mg KOH/g)   1
HLB   3.8
Density (g/cc)   0.971
Melting Point (°C)   57
RVOC, U.S. EPA (%)   0

Toxicology Profile:
LD50 (oral) > 5.0g/kg
Ocular / Eye Irritation Minimal
Skin Irritation None
JACT/IJT Reference(s) Safe at up to 50% in present practices of use. See J. Amer. Coll. Toxicol. (JACT) 1(4):169-92 (1982).

Features & Benefits:
Biodegradable, Bodying Agent, Cleansing Agent, Co-emulsifying Agent, Emollient, Emulsifying Agent (W/O), Emulsion Stabilizing Agent, Opacifier, and Plant Derived / Vegetal Based

Suggested Uses:
After Sun Skin Care, Antiperspirants, Bar Soaps, Bath Additives, Beach Wear Sun Care, Cleansing Wipes, Daily Wear Sun Care, Deodorants, Depilatories, Eye Area Color Cosmetics, Facial Cleansers, Facial Color Cosmetics, Facial Skin Care, Foot Care, Hair Colorants, Hair Conditioners, Hand & Body Care, Lip Care, Liquid Handsoaps, Mouthwash, Nail Care, Oral care preparations, Self-Tanners, Shampoos, Shaving Products, Shower Gels/Body Washes, Styling Aids, Tanning Oils, and Toothpaste

Soluble in:
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Mineral Oil
  • Vegetable Oil

Insoluble in:
  • Water

Container Weight
Bag 50 lbs
Drum 66.14, 250 lbs

The technical information and suggestions for use contained herein are believed to be reliable, but they are not to be construed as warranties and no patent liability can be assured.