Glyceryl monostearate SE (GMS-SE) is is the monoester of glycerin and stearic acid and is of vegetable orign. It is a ble to self emulsify as it contains a small amount 3-6% of potassium stearate.
As it has a relatively low a HLB value (5.8) it is useful for making water-in-oil emulsions. However, it can also be used as a co-emulsifier and thickener for oil- in-water formulations.
This product is intended for external use only.
Add to oil/emulsifier phase of formulas
Use level: 1-10%