Cetyl Palmitate
Cetyl Palmitate

Cetyl Palmitate

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Skin Conditioner & Emollient, Cetyl Ester Wax
Part Number: ELL-CEPA-01
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Int. Shipping: HS Code 3823706000

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Description: Pure vegetable lipid ester derived from cetyl alcohol & palmitic acid (naturally occurring fatty acid). Cetyl palmitate is a natural substance as it occurs naturally in spermaceti of sperm whales. Required HLB is 10. Melting point 43-48°C (109-118°F). White-waxy flakes, faint odor. Water-insoluble, soluble in oils. Made from sustainable palm oil.

CAS: 540-10-3

INCI Name: Cetyl palmitate

  • Great skin-conditioning and emollient ingredient
  • Used as occlusive and masking ingredient
  • Enhances emulsion stability
  • Excellent film former
  • Reduces greasy feel of oil systems
  • Improves payoff characteristics in stick cosmetics

Use: Add to oil phase of formulas, usual final concentration 2-15%. For external use only.

Applications: Color cosmetics (e.g. lipsticks), hair care, lotions, creams, moisturizers, cleansers, deodorant sticks, sunscreens.

Country of Origin: USA

Raw material source: Vegetable oils

Manufacture: Cetyl palmitate is produced by reacting cetyl alcohol with palmitic acid.

Animal Testing: Not animal tested

GMO: No data available

Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components

Documents: SDS, Fact Sheet, Sample Recipe, Certificate of Analysis

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