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Cetyl Stearyl alcohol - Cetearyl Alcohol

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Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol

Cetearyl Alcohol

Technical grade

Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol is a white, waxy solid in flake form. It increases viscosity and is used as a stabiliser in conditioners, creams and lotions. Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol is a vegetable derived blend of cetyl and stearyl fatty alcohol. It is a very effective thickener that helps form extremely stable emulsions in water-in-oil and oil-in-water preparations. Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol is used as a co-emulsifier and imparts moisturising feel and lubricity to the skin. 

Cetyl sterayl alcohol is suitable for use in creams, ointments, lotions, hair conditioners, body scrubs, butters, balms etc.  



  • Synonyms: Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol,Cetearyl alcohol, Cetostearyl alcohol, Hexadecan-1-ol + Octadecan-1-ol, Hexadecanol + octadecanol, Hexadecyl alcohol + octadecyl alcohol,
  • Formula: C34H72O2
  • Appearance: white waxy solid
  • Mol weight: 512.94
  • Purity: 99%
  • % Cetyl alcohol: 45-55%
  • % Srearyl alcohol: 45-55%
  • CAS no: 67762-27-0
  • Density: 0.811
  • Melting Point: 50-54 C
  • HLB: 15.5
  • Solubility: insoluble in water 

Recommended usage: 1.5% to 5.5% of lotion or cream recipe.

    PLEASE NOTE: This product is not for human or animal consumption.