Polyglyceryl-3 diisostearate

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A diester built from a polyglycerol with three glycerol units and two units of isostearic acid. Both, the polyglycerol and the isostearic acid are 100% vegetable derived, can be used in hot and cold emulsification processes, thus enabling the combination of temperature sensitive ingredients.

Polyglyceryl-3 diisostearate

An effective emulsifier for Water in Oil formulations. Polyglyceryl-3 diisostearate is exceptionally gentle on the skin and mild, which makes it ideal in products aimed at sensitive skin areas. The emulsifier is especially versatile during production, being both usable in Hot and Cold Process formulations. Suitable for both skin and hair formulations.


A slightly yellowish viscous liquid, with a characteristic fatty acid scent.

Latin Name

Polyglyceryl-3 diisostearate

Cas Number

66082-42-6 / 85666-92-8


Vegetable derived

How to use

Blend with other surfactants to produce a foaming product with skin cleansing abilities. Works excellently blended with Cocamidipropyl betaine.

Recommended Usage Level

20% -30% oil phase can be emulsified with 4% - 6% Polyglyceryl-3 diisostearate.
Stabilisation could be achieved by adding 0.5% - 1% NaCl or 0.5% - 1% MgSO4

Maximum Usage Level

None set

Products to Use in

  • Moisturising skin care products
  • Conditioning hair treatments
  • Sun protection products
  • Foundations
  • Mascara
  • Lip sticks


No maximum usage level

When blending always take the following precautions:

  • Use gloves (disposable are ideal)
  • Take care when handling hot oils
  • Wear eye protection
  • Work in a well ventilated room
  • Keep ingredients and hot oils away from children
  • If ingested, seek immediate medical advice
  • If contact made with eyes, rinse immediately with clean warm water and seek medical advice if in any doubt.

Safety First

In addition to our precautions and general safety information, we always recommend keeping a first aid kit nearby. You are working with hot water and oils, accidents can happen, so always be prepared!

Skin Type:
Normal Skin


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