Akoline PG 7
INCI: Polyglyceryl-3-StearateProduct Category: Ester
Akoline PG 7 is a polyglycerol ester that is made from edible, refined vegetable fatty acids in which the polyglycerol moiety is mainly di-, tri- and tetraglycerol. The main fatty acids in Akoline PG 7™ are C16 and C18. It is sprayed into small beads and is a non-ionic emulsifier primarily for oil-in-water emulsions.
It has a calculated HLB value of 7, a Saponification value of 130 – 145 mgKOH/g, an Acid Value of maximum 4 mgKOH/g, a Hydroxyl Value of 275 mgKOH/g and an Iodine Value of maximum 2.
This product should be stored cool and dry. Storage in refrigerator at 10°C is preferred. When stored in unopened original container according to the recommended storage conditions, the recommended maximum storage time is two years from the production date.
Applications for Akoline PG 7
- Primarily for oil-in-water emulsions
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