Lexemul® EGDS 

INCI Name:

Glycol Distearate



Lexemul® EGDS is an opacifying and pearlizing agent produced from premium grade stearic acid under conditions that insure uniform quality, composition, and performance characteristics. This product is not made from animal derived raw materials. Lexemul® EGDS is particularly recommended for use as an opacifying and pearlizing agent in shampoos, hair rinses, conditioners, and liquid soaps. It contains a minimum of 75% diester with the balance primarily being monoester.




INOLEX is a global personal care chemical company that engages in researching and supplying raw materials used in the Personal Care and Cosmetics industry. The company utilizes non-toxic technologies to preserve high performance polymers, renewable green chemistry ingredients, and cosmetics. Featured products include Lexaine CG-30, Lexol PG-EHP, Emulsense™, LexFeel Natural, and Spectrastat OEL.

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CAS Name (Number) & Document Compliance
Ethylene glycol distearate (627-83-8) Subscribe
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