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Wickenol 171

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Wickenol 171 is a rich emollient ester derived from natural castor oil. The free hydroxyl group on the hydrostearic acid plus the branching of the alcohol radical contribute to the molecule unique properties including liquidity at room temperature, spreadability, relative ease of emulsification, superb moisturization, skin absorption and non-greasy texture despite its high molecular weight. Ideal for use in cosmetic applications such as lipsticks, greaseless suntan lotions, and rich creams.

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2-Ethylhexyl 12-hydroxystearate (29710-25-6) Sign in to view

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2-Ethylhexyl 12-hydroxystearate (29710-25-6)
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ALZO International Inc. develops specialty emollient esters, specialty surfactants, urethane emollients and conditioners, and silicone elastomers for use Personal Care and Cosmetic formulations. With a reputation for innovation, Alzo’s emollient esters are a popular choice for formulators due to their low odor, low color and high purity. Many of Alzo’s products are derived from natural sources.

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