Monomuls® 90-L 12   

INCI Name: 

Glyceryl Laurate




Monomuls® 90-L 12 is a molecularly distilled lauric acid monoglyceride that is used as a lipid layer enhancer in surfactant type washing and cleansing preparations. It supports the viscosity formation in aqueous surfactant solutions. In some formulations with a high proportion of Monomuls® 90-L 12 cold-temperature crystallizations may occur. It is a white to cream colored powder, with a faint fatty odor.


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Functionality Categories
  • Skin Conditioning Agents
Chemical Class Categories
  • Glyceryl Esters / Derivatives
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