PEG-100 Stearate
Tue, March 15, 2016 at 10:53 AM
[Stephanie Greenwood]

Today's Chemical:

PEG -100 stearate

EWG Risk Score:

3

What is it?

PEG-100 stearate, also known as polywax, is used primarily as an emulsifier in cosmetics and foods. 

What are its risks? 

Bottom line:

May be listed as "made from coconut" but don't believe that this ingredient is "natural." 

 

 

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