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About POLYGLYCERYL-2 STEARATE: Polyglyceryl-2 Stearate is an ester of stearic acid and Diglycerin (q.v.).
Function(s): Skin-Conditioning Agent - Emollient; Surfactant - Emulsifying Agent
Synonym(s): 9-OCTADECANOIC ACID, MONOESTER WITH OXYBIS [PROPANEDIOL] ; DIGLYCERYL STEARATE; MONOESTER WITH DIGLYCEROL OCTADECANOIC ACID; MONOESTER WITH OXYBIS [PROPANEDIOL] 9-OCTADECANOIC ACID; OCTADECANOIC ACID, MONOESTER WITH DIGLYCEROL
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
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