CreamMaker® BEHENYL
CreamMaker® Behenyl

CreamMaker® BEHENYL

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Natural Water-in-Oil Emulsifying Wax
Part Number: EMF-EMBEHYL-01
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Description: Natural, behenyl-based emulsifying wax based of high molecular weight compounds creating emulsion with creamy consistency. Approved by NPA (Natural Products Association). Melting point 55-70°C. Saponification value 65-95. Off-white to light tan granules. Water-insoluble, soluble in most ingredients that are soluble in the oil phase.

CAS: 661-19-8, 37349-34-1

INCI Name: Behenyl alcohol, polyglyceryl-3 stearate

  • Strong emulsifier and thickener useful in various systems including sulfate-free surfactant systems
  • Very light and hydrating on the skin and produces viscosity ranging from 3,000-7,000cps
  • Functions primarily as emulsifier for O/W emulsions, but works also in W/O emulsions.
  • Has solubilizing, and skin conditioning properties
  • Very stable and compatible with blends of performance ingredients, fragrance, acids, and base.

Use: Add to heated oil phase of emulsions. Typical use level 3-5%. For external use only.

Applications: Creams, lotions, hair pomades, surfactant systems, foundations and mascaras.

Country of Origin: USA

Raw material source: Behenyl alcohol is derived from vegetable sources; polyglyceryl stearate is derived from vegetable-derived glycerol and stearic acid.

Manufacture: Behenyl alcohol is produced by standard fatty acid processing from vegetable oils. Polyglyeryl stearate is produced by the reaction of the alcohol glycerol and stearic acid

Animal Testing: Not animal tested


Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components

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

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