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EXOalc 1618 pills (Cetearyl alcohol)

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Manufacturer
PCC Exol SA
Chemical name
Cetearyl alcohol
CAS No.
67762-27-0
INCI
Cetearyl alcohol
Good manufacturing practice EFfCI Good manufacturing practice EFfCI High pure High pure ISO 14000 ISO 14000 ISO 9001 ISO 9001 OHSAS OHSAS Safe product Safe product Biodegradable product Biodegradable product Based on natural ingredients Based on natural ingredients Skin Friendly Skin Friendly
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EXOalc 1618 is a non-ionic surfactant (INCI name: Cetearyl alcohol), which is a mixture of cetyl and stearyl alcohol. The commercial product is a white, waxy solid in the form of pastilles. The product is a derivative based on renewable plant raw materials and is mainly used in cosmetic applications.

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Properties and applications

Product advantages:

  •  effective emollient and conditioner for washing and care cosmetics for skin and hair,
  •  provides smoothness of skin and hair,
  •  restores hair elasticity and softness,
  •  rheology modifier (improves the consistency of preparations),
  •  foam stabilizer,
  •  stabilizes emulsions such as oil in water (O/W), water in oil (W/O) and anhydrous preparations,
  •  does not cause allergic reactions,
  •  based on renewable plant raw materials.

Applications:

  •  shampoos, conditioners, serums, hair masks,
  •  preparations for hair colouring,
  •  hair gels,
  •  hand, foot and body creams
  •  eye creams,
  •  anti-wrinkle creams,
  •  sunscreens,
  •  after-shave creams,
  •  self-tanners,
  •  lotions, moisturisers (including for children),
  •  preparations for washing face and body,
  •  peeling scrubs,
  •  anti-acne preparations,
  •  make-up bases, foundations,
  •  mascara, eyeliners,
  •  lipsticks, lip balms,
  •  make-up removers,
  •  depilation preparations,
  •  lubricants, metalworking fluids.
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Markets and applications
Detergents
Personal Care

Function
Emulsifiers

Composition
Alcohols

Segment
Surfactants / Non-ionic surfactants

Alternative names
Cetearyl alcohol, Alcohol C16-C18
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