Sorbitan isostearate

Sorbitan isostearate is the monoester of isostearic acid and hexitol anhydrides derived from sorbitol. It is used as an emulsifying agent in cosmetics and skincare products 1.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. Washington, D.C.: The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, 2006.