Soy Lecithin Organic
Organic Soy Lecithin is a natural additive that occurs in most living cells. It consists of phospholipids of phosphoric acid, choline, fatty acids, glycerol, glycolipids, and triglycerides. It acts as a skin conditioning agent, emulsifier and thickener for cosmetic products. HLB value approximately 4 (gives water-in-oil emulsions).
Soy Lecithin Organic is a safe and natural product, with no solvents other than water being used in the Lecithin extraction process. Organic Soy Lecithin is non-hydrogenated and is free from trans-fatty acids. It is biodegradable and for external use only.
Appearance: Golden to amber brown color, thick and viscous oil.
Organic Soy Lecithin is used in making cosmetics because it is a good emulsifier & disperser. It has excellent water binding ability (prevents moisture loss); and has emollient; anti-sticking & re-fatting properties.
Recommended Usage: 13% to 20% can be added to the oil stage of formulations.
Solubility: It is soluble in oils, partly soluble in alcohols, slightly dispersible in water.
Applications: Organic Soy Lecithin can be used in body milks, lotions, creams, ointments, body washes, shampoos, conditioners, sun care & after sun products, body butter and make-up products.
Shelf Life: Soy Lecithin should be stored at temperatures above 4.5 degrees Celsius and below 39 degrees Celsius. Product shelf life is a minimum of 24 months when stored unopened in original packaging. Avoid excessive exposure to light and moisture.