LexSolv™ Essential

Polyglyceryl-10 Heptanoate (and) Water (and) Glycerin

100% Natural and EO-Free Solubilizer

Increase the natural content of your formulations with a LexSolv™ Essential. This 100% natural solubilizer creates clear formulations by solubilizing your preservation ingredients, essential oils, and fragrances. Powered by polyglycerol technology, LexSolv™ Essential is designed to provide solubility that meets growing consumer demand for 100% natural and 'no ethoxylates'.

  • Solubilize preservation ingredients, including alternative preservation components and systems
  • Solubilize essential oils
  • Solubilize fragrances, including natural fragrances
  • Comparable solubilizing power to polysorbate-20 and PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil
  • Neutral odor profile
  • Neutral skinfeel
  • Cold processable
  • Easy-to-pour liquid

Standards & Certifications

100% Natural
100% USDA certified biobased content
Natural Origin Index: 1.0
Non-palm Derived
COSMOS Approved
NATRUE Approved
NSF/ANSI 305 Approved
Clean Beauty Preferred
Halal Certified
Vegan & Cruelty-free
Kosher Compliant
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Additional Information

How to Use

Recommended Use Level: 1 - 15%

Use Instructions:

  • Pre-mix LexSolv™ Essential with preservation ingredient(s), essential oil(s), or fragrance for optimal clarity
  • Add to water phase or oil phase
  • Stable up to 80°C
  • Add at or below 45°C for optimal clarity

Key Parameters:

  • HLB: 15.8
  • 82.5% (w/w) Polyglyceryl-10 Heptanoate in LexSolv™ Essential

Solubilizing Preservation Ingredients

  • Use lowest solubilizer level possible to ensure maximum preservation efficacy
  • Test formulation with solubilizer to ensure no negative impact on preservation efficacy

Solubilizing Essential Oils and Fragrances

  • For polar and mid-range polarity essential oils or fragrances, LexSolv™ Essential can generally be used alone to solubilize
  • For nonpolar essential oils or fragrances, a combination of LexSolv™ Essential and Lexgard® MHG Natural MB (7:1) is recommended

Primary Feedstocks

  • Castor
  • Coconut
  • Sunflower
  • Rapeseed

For more information about the origin and processing of this ingredient, please request a Technical & Regulatory Dossier.

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