INCI: PEG-40 Stearate
What is PEG-40 Stearate?
PEG-40 Stearate is an ester of polyethylene glycol and stearic acid. Stearic acid occurs naturally in many oils like palm and coconut oil. The number with PEG denotes the number of monomer units attached in the chain. PEG-40 Stearate is a white, waxy, or flaky solid. For more information on use and benefits please see: PEG-150 Distearate