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Effective liquid non-ionic emulsifier & surfactant made from polyethylene glycol ether of lauryl alcohol (POE 3 lauryl alcohol). HLB value 8 (gives water-in-oil emulsions).
- Non-ionic emulsifier (enables water & oil to mix), dispersing agent, and solubilizer
- Solubilizes oils in aqueos systems and create a milky type consistency when surfactants are present
- Act as a thickener in shampoos and shower gels
- Compatible with non-ionic, anionic, amphoteric, and cationic surfactants
Can be added to formulas as is either to the water phase or oil phase. Typical use level is 1 - 5%. For external use only.
All kinds of skin care products, hair care products including body washes, hair shampoos, deodorants, lotions, and creams.
No purity grade applicable
Clear liquid, may haze when chilled
pH range: 5-6.5 (5% in water)
Soluble in oils and alcohols, partly soluble in water
Store in a closed container at a dry place at room temperature
Country of Origin
Raw Material Source
Laureth-3 is produced by reacting ethylene oxide with lauryl alcohol which is obtained from coconut oil. The numerical designation 3 refers to the number of repeating ethylene oxide units in the molecule.
Not animal tested
No data available
Does not contain animal derived components
Under California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, better known as OEHHA Prop 65, we are required to place a warning to this product since the OEHHA believes that retinol/retinyl esters may cause reproductive harm (e.g. interference in female/male reproduction or embryonal development), when in daily dosages in excess of 10,000 IU or 3,000 retinol equivalents. Importantly, retinol/retinyl esters are still required and essential for maintenance of normal reproductive function. Recommended daily level during pregnancy is 8000 IU. WARNING: This product contains retinol/retinyl esters, a chemical known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
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