Description: All-purpose thickening alcohol cetearyl alcohol NF, 100% active components. Composed of fatty alcohols, 60:40 ratio. C18 weight % stearyl alcohol 31-45 and C16 weight % cetyl alcohol 54-64. HLB 15.5 (creates oil-in-water emulsions but only to a limited degree). White flakes or pastilles, mild characteristic odor. Not soluble in water. Partially soluble in alcohol. CAS: 67762-27-0 INCI Name: Cetearyl alcohol Properties: Non-gelling thickener, viscosity & consistency enhancer (also in waterless products like lipsticks). At concentrations under 2% also used as co-emulsifier. Also emollient, moisturizing, and foam boosting properties. Use: Melt before use (54°C/129°F) or add to hot water phase. Usual concentration 0.5-10%. For external use only. Applications: Lotions, creams, hair shampoos, conditioners, body washes, makeup products.
All-purpose thickening alcohol cetearyl alcohol NF, 100% active components
Pure & concentrated ingredient. Not a finished cosmetic product. Use as raw material for making cosmetics or add directly to finished skin care products.
High-quality product from the USA
Supplied by MakingCosmetics Inc., an ISO certified & FDA registered ingredient supplier