Lanette® O is a cetyl stearyl alcohol that is used for viscosity regulations in cosmetic oil-in-water emulsions. It is a white to light yellowish hydrophilic wax that is supplied in pellets. This product has a hydroxyl value of 215-225, a tube rise melting point of 49 - 56°C, and an iodine number od max. 0.5.
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