Dear Customer,

Due to the rising costs of administering small orders, we are instituting a policy for minimum orders of $100, in our efforts to keep costs to as low as possible and offer the best wholesale pricing in the industry.

For orders less than $100, a small order administration fee of $20 will apply. This policy will be effective February 3rd, 2014. We truly regret any inconvenience that this might cause.

Kind Regards,

Alex B. Thomas

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Solubilizer (Polysorbate 20)

Average Product Rating: 4.8 / 5 (Based on 11 Customer Reviews)

This product is a Sorbaitan Monolaurate (Polysorbates) that has been ethoxylated with approximately 20 moles of ethlene oxide to produce a water soluble, oil and water emulsifier. Solubilizer can also be used as a wetting agent, viscosity modifier, anti-stat, stabilizer and dispersing agent. It is the final ingredient necessary when combining fragrance oil with water-based products like baby shampoo because of very low eye irritation, body wash, toiletries, cosmetics and ointments. It is perfect for keeping the product clear and un-cloudy & prevents any separation of the oils or fragrance. Mix 1 part essential oil or fragrance to 1 part Solubilizer, blend, and then add to your product and it will retain its glass like clarity.

INCI: Polysorbate 20

Shelf Life: Solubilizer has a shelf-life of up to one year from date of manufacturing.

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Customers may purchase products from New Directions Aromatics Inc. only with the clear understanding that all products must be used at their own discretion, and only after referring to the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and all other relevant technical information specific to the product. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be held responsible for any damages to property or for any adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).

New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be responsible for any damages resulting from use of or reliance upon this information. The user of the product is solely responsible for compliance with all laws and regulations applying to the use of the products, including the intellectual property rights of third parties.

The certifications, statements and product descriptions shown on this website are strictly for information purposes only. The information in this document is obtained from current and reliable sources but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. Nothing contained herein should be considered as a recommendation by New Directions Aromatics Inc. as to the fitness for any use.

Further, New Directions Aromatics is not responsible for the comments made in the customer reviews, nor when products are used in ways not suitable to their purpose (for example, fragrance oils in toothpaste; bath salts in metal containers; additives used in larger amounts than recommended).

As with any manufacturing process, New Directions Aromatics strongly recommends small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of New Directions Aromatics Inc., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained.

The liability of New Directions Aromatics Inc. is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be liable for any errors or delays regarding an order, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).

IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.

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Submited By: Andrea from Woodstock, Georgia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2010
Rating: Star

I love that I can make an essential oil room spray that I don't have to constantly shake! I wish I'd known about this product years ago.
Submited By: Rose from Saint Albans, New York on
Loyal Customer Since: 2013
Rating: Star

I just made my first lotion from start to finish, and used polysorbate 20 to the recipe even though it was not called for.But because another reviewer before me said that it works wonders when blending the impossible, I decided to give it try it, and am glad I did because my lotion turned out great. I will be purchasing this for sure.
Submited By: Emily from Plattsburgh, New York on
Loyal Customer Since: 2011
Rating: Star

works wonder when blending the impossible, oils and water, i use it a lot!
Submited By: Kyla from Espanola, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Excellent product and so easy to use! Great price too.
Submited By: Folake from Marietta, Georgia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2012
Rating: Star

Thanks once again for a prompt delivery, NDA. This product is my new best friend. I'd made my facial serum but needed oil and water to mix. This is it. Looking professional now. Yeah!
Submited By: Tanya from Lacey, Washington on
Loyal Customer Since: 2012
Rating: Star

I used this to mix my antibacterial/antiseptic/anti-everything EO's with my liquid hand soap. Before using Solubiliser my EO's just made and then sat in weird worm-like trails throughout. Very little Solibiliser was needed and it mixed in within 5 seconds. Very nice product at a terrific price.
Submited By: Cherie from Toronto, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

This mixes so easily with EO's and adding distilled water to make wonderful room sprays. The end product is not crystal clear but almost like it's in a frosted bottle even though the bottle is clear. I don't mind that but I think I'll try adding a touch of dye to see how it looks.
Submited By: Jennifer from Vandalia, Ohio on
Loyal Customer Since: 2010
Rating: Star

This has solved all of my separating issues I have had with my e oils and the price is right. Thank you!
Submited By: Terri from Atlanta, Georgia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2009
Rating: Star

The chemical name for this is "Polysorbate 20" (so don't buy it again like I almost did!), and it works great for blending fragrance and essential oils in water or alcohol. It clouds at first, but if you allow your mixture to settle for several minutes to several hours, it becomes crystal clear again. ND is great--great products, great customer service (they even sent a 'thank you' note with my 1st order), and great prices! I'll be ordering again and again.
Submited By: Christine E from Ada, Ohio on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

I used this to mix evenly with fragrance oil before adding to liquid soap. NIGHT and DAY - without this the fragrance clumped and jelled, but with it I had great results. MUST have whether adding fragrance to lotion, liquid soap, or linen sprays made with water and alcohol.
Submited By: Trudy from Warkworth, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Great product for blending oils with water.