TEGO® Acid S 40 P is a vegetable based emulsifier for cosmetic O/W emulsions. Compatible with higher concentrations of electrolytes. The amount used, referred to the emulsion, is 2.0 – 3.0 %. TEGO® Acid S 40 P should be used in combination with consistency-providing substances for the formation of viscosity-enhancing gel structures in the external water phase. Blends of TEGIN® M Pellets (glyceryl stearate), stearic acid, TEGO® Alkanol 16 (cetyl alcohol), TEGO® Alkanol 18 (stearyl alcohol) or TEGO® Alkanol 1618 (cetearyl alcohol) have proved most effective.