Ethylene Glycol Monostearate (EGMS)

Other Trading Names:

  • EGMS
  • Ethylene Glycol
  • Cremophor A
  • Cremophor S9
  • Macrogol Stearate 400
  • MYRJ 45
  • MYRJ 59
  • PEG-stearate
  • Polyethylene glycol monostearate
  • Polyethylene Glycol stearate

CAS Number: 107-21-1

HS Code: 29189900

Types of Packaging:

  • 230kg/drum
  • 1000kg/IBC drum
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Ethylene Glycol Monostearate (EGMS)

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Product Name

Ethylene Glycol Monostearate(EGMS)


Colorless transparent liquid

Density (g/cm3)





Industrial Grade



Diethylene glycol


Water Content


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Chroma Pt-Co


Acidity (as Acetic acid)




Chemical Description 

  • Ethylene Glycol Monostearate (EGMS) is a versatile organic compound renowned for its multifunctional role in the formulation of cosmetics and personal care products.
  • Commonly referred to as glycol stearate, EGMS stands as a cornerstone ingredient in an array of skincare essentials, including shampoos, hair conditioners, and skin lotions.
  • As a pearling agent, EGMS lends its expertise to cosmetic creams and lotions, imparting a luxurious pearlescent effect and bestowing upon the skin a soft, velvety texture that delights the senses.
  • Its emulsion stabilizing properties elevate liquid soaps and shampoos, ensuring a stable, intense sheen that captivates with its controlled brilliance.
  • Moreover, EGMS serves as a stalwart thickening and emollient agent, enriching skincare products with a sumptuous texture and indulgent feel that epitomizes luxury and sophistication.
  • Its role as a surfactant and emulsifier further enhances its utility in cosmetics and beauty formulations, facilitating the seamless blending of diverse ingredients to create harmonious blends that nourish and rejuvenate the skin.
  • Beyond the realm of cosmetics, EGMS finds application as a food emulsifier, adding a touch of culinary excellence to a variety of food products.
  • With its naturally derived fatty acid composition and molecular formula C20H40O3, EGMS embodies purity and quality, ensuring uncompromising performance and safety in every application.
  • Characterized by a melting point of -95 °C (-139 °F) and a flash point of -14.8 °F (-26 °C), EGMS exhibits remarkable thermal stability, making it an ideal choice for formulations subjected to varying environmental conditions.
  • Typically utilized in concentrations ranging from 2% to 4%, EGMS epitomizes versatility and efficacy in the realm of cosmetic chemistry.
  • Glycol stearate, alternatively known as glycol monostearate or ethylene glycol monostearate, represents the esterification of stearic acid and ethylene glycol, further broadening its applications across diverse industries.
  • From personal care to culinary delights, EGMS and its derivatives continue to redefine excellence, embodying the essence of innovation and sophistication in every formulation.
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