Agent Name

Polyethylene glycol stearate

CAS Number

9004-99-3

Formula

(C2-H4-O)mult-C18-H36-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

17-Hydroxy-3,6,9,12,15-pentaoxaheptadec-1-yl octadecanoate; 26-Hydroxy-3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24-octaoxahexacos-1-yl octadecanoate; 41-Hydroxy-3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24,-27,30,33,36,39-tridecaoxahentetr- acont-1-yl octadecanoate; Macrogol stearate 2000; Octadecanoic acid, 17-hydroxy-3,6,9,12,15-pentaoxaheptadec-1-yl ester; Octadecanoic acid, 26-hydroxy-3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24-octaoxahexacos-1-yl ester; Octadecanoic acid, 41-hydroxy-3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24,27,30,33,36,39-tridecaoxahentetra- cont-1-yl ester; PEG-10 Stearate; Polyethylene glycol monostearate; Polyoxyl 40 Stearate [USAN:BAN:JAN]; Polyoxyl 8 stearate [USAN:BAN]; 40S; 60S; Akyporox S 100; Arosurf 1855E40; Carbowax 1000 monostearate; Carbowax 4000 monostearate; Cerasynt 660; Cerasynt M; Cerasynt MN; Cithrol 10MS; Cithrol PS; Clearate G; Cremophor A; Crill 20,21,22,23; Emanon 3113; Emanon 3199; Emcol H 35-A; Emerest 2640; Emery 15393; Empilan CP-100; Empilan CQ-100; Emulphor VT-650; Emunon 3115; Ethofat 60/15; Ethofat 60/20; Ethofat 60/25; Ethoxylated stearic acid; Glycol polyethylene monostearate #200; Glycol, polyethylene monostearate #6000; Glycols, polyethylene, monostearate; Ionet MS-1000; Kessco X-211; LX 3; Lactine; Lamacit CA; Lipal 15S; Lipal 400-S; Lipo-Peg 4-S; MYRJ 45; MYS 40; MYS 45; Magi 45; Myrj; Myrj 49; Myrj 51; Myrj 52; Myrj 52S; Myrj 53; Myrj solution; Nikkol MYS; Nikkol MYS 4; Nikkol MYS 40; Nikkol MYS 45; Nikkol MYS-25; Nissan Nonion S 15; Nissan Nonion S-2; Nonex 28; Nonex 29; Nonex 36; Nonex 53; Nonex 54; Nonex 63; Nonion S 15; Nonion S 2; Nonion S 4; PEG 1000MS; PEG 100MS; PEG 42; PEG 600MS; PEG stearate; PEG-150 Stearate; PEG-40 Stearate; PEG-8 Stearate; PMS No. 1; PMS No. 2; Pegosperse S 9; Perphinol 45/100; Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-1-(oxooctadecyl)-omega-hydroxy-; Poly(oxyethylene) stearate; Poly(oxyethylene) stearic acid ester; Polyethylene glycol (100) monostearate; Polyethylene glycol 8 monostearate; Polyethylene glycol monostearate #1000; Polyethylene glycol monostearate #200; Polyethylene glycol monostearate #400; Polyethylene glycol monostearate #6000; Polyethylene oxide monostearate; Polyethylene oxide stearate; Polyethyleneglycols monostearate; Polyethyleneglycols monstearate; Polyoxyethylate (9) stearic acid; Polyoxyethylene (8) stearate; Polyoxyethylene 40 stearate; Polyoxyethylene 50 stearate; Polyoxyethylene monostearate; Polyoxyethylene stearate (mol. Wt. 600-2000); Polyoxyethylene(8)stearate; Polyoxyethylene-(40)-monostearate; Polyoxyethylene-8-monostearate; Polyoxyl 40 Stearate; Polyoxyl 50 stearate; Polystate; Polystate B; Prodhybase 4000; Prodhybase P; S 1004; S 1012; S 1016; S 1042; S 1054; S 1116; S 541; Slovasol MKS 16; Soromin-SG; Stabilisant Delta-118; Stearic acid, monoester with polyethylene glycol; Stearoks 6; Stearoks 920; Stearox 6; Stearox 920; Stearoxa-6; Stenol 8; Trydet SA 40; Trydet SA series; X-489-R; alpha-(1-Oxooctadecyl)-omega-hydroxypoly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polyoxyethylenes

Description

Light tan solid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as a surfactant, emulsifier (cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, textile finishes, defoamers, and baked goods), dye assistant, lubricant, and antistatic agent; Also used in dentifrice compositions and to make creams, lotions, ointments, and pharmaceutical preparations; [HSDB]

Comments

Caused bladder stones in rats when fed at >20% of diet; [JECFA] Mild irritant effect in eye of rabbit; [RTECS] Hydrolyzed in the intestines--fatty acids metabolized and the polyoxyethylene residues excreted unchanged in the urine; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "STEARATES."

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