PEG-7 Trimethylolpropane Coconut Ether


Cleansing Agent

No known benefits

PEG-7 Trimethylolpropane Coconut Ether at a glance

  • Type of polyethylene glycol compound derived from coconuts
  • Emulsifier and surfactant
  • Can be part of an ingredient blend called SEPIPLUS™ S

PEG-7 Trimethylolpropane Coconut Ether description

EG-7 trimethylolpropane coconut ether is a type of PEG (polyethylene glycol) compound derived from coconuts. In cosmetics, it is used as an emulsifier and surfactant. It is sometimes seen in formulas as a part of a blend of ingredients including hydroxyethyl acrylate, sodium acryloyldimethyltaurate copolymer, and polyisobutene that is known by the trade name SEPIPLUS™ S. This ingredient blend has useability in a wide variety of products and product textures. Individual use levels for PEG-7 trimethylpropane coconut ether have not been firmly established.

PEG-7 Trimethylolpropane Coconut Ether references

  • Health Canada, Accessed March 2023, Website
  • UL Prospector, Accessed March 2023, Website

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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