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
How to Use
Recommended Use Level: 1 - 15%
- 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
- 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
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