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Lipex Shea WM™

  • Company:

    AAK AB

  • INCI Name:

    Shea Butter Oleyl Esters

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Lipex Shea WM™ combines the skin care benefits of shea butter with the easy use and good skin feel of a liquid wax ester. It contains about 7% of the shea butter triterpene esters, known for their skin caring properties. This product has a saponification value of 100-120mg KOH/g, a slip melting point of 21°C, and a viscosity at 20°C of 35 cP.

Lipex Shea WM™ is suitable for all types of skin care creams and lotions, as well as ingredients int nahydrous products such as balms and body butters. It can be formulated into skin cleansing products such as facial cleansers and make-up removers for sensitive skin. It is also an ideal emollient for color cosmetics due to its good compatibility with other emollients and waxes.

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Retailer Compliance Status

Name (CAS Number)
Fatty acids, C16-18 (even numbered) and C18 (unsaturated) (9Z)-octadec-9-enyl esters (869110-10-1) Sign in to view

Regulatory & Advisory Status

Name (CAS Number)
Fatty acids, C16-18 (even numbered) and C18 (unsaturated) (9Z)-octadec-9-enyl esters (869110-10-1)
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AAK Personal Care is a leading supplier of natural based functional ingredients for use in skin care, hair care, colour cosmetics and other personal care applications. AAK is a Swedish company with over a century's experience in processing high-performing lipids derived from natural, renewable raw materials. AAK Personal Care Functional Ingredients include naturally-derived bioactive lipids, bioactive emollients, performance emollients, high stability base emollients, surfactants, structuring agents, and emulsifiers.

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