Cetyl Alcohol

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  • Non-gelling thickener and viscosity enhancer (also in water-free products like lipsticks)
  • Has co-emulsifying properties if concentration is higher than 5 %
  • Has mild emollient and moisturizing properties
  • Can boost foam when together with surfactants
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Cetyl Alcohol is a fatty alcohol used as an emulsion stabilizer and opacifier, adding body and viscosity to creams and lotions, and improving texture and feel with its characteristic velvety texture. It imparts emollient properties to formulations due to its absorption and retention in the epidermis where it lubricates and softens the skin. Useful in creams, lotions, and scrubs; it can also be used to increase the melt point and improve the texture of whipped butters and lotion bars.

All-purpose thickening alcohol (1-hexadecanol, hexadecyl or palmityl alcohol), derived from vegetable oils, > 95%, composed of fatty alcohols. White flakes, no or faint odor. Soluble in diethyl ether & acetone, slightly soluble in alcohol. Insoluble in cold water. Partially solubility in hot water (1.34×10-5 g/l).

CAS: 36653-82-4

INCI Name: Cetyl alcohol

Benefits:
  • Non-gelling thickener and viscosity enhancer (also in water-free products like lipsticks)
  • Has co-emulsifying properties if concentration is higher than 5 %
  • Has mild emollient and moisturizing properties
  • Can boost foam when together with surfactants

Use: Add to hot oil phase to melt for proper use (54°C/129°F), usual concentration 0.5-6%. For external use only.

Applications: Lotions, creams, hair shampoos, hair conditioners, body washes, makeup products.

Country of Origin: USA

Raw material source: Palm kernel oil (RSPO certified)

Manufacture: Cetyl alcohol is made by catalytic hydrogenation of the triglycerides obtained from palm kernel oil and followed by oxidation of a chain growth product of ethylene oligomerized on a triethylaluminum catalyst.

Animal Testing: Not animal tested

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4 oz, 8 oz, 16 oz / 1 LB, 32 oz / 2 LB, 5 LB, 10 LB

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