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Lexol® NBS, n-Butyl Stearate

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Lexol® NBS is an essentially odorless and colorless emollient that is soluble in isopropanol, mineral oil, castor oil, olive oil, dimethicone, cyclomethicone, octyl stearate, isopropyl myristate, and caprylic/capric triglyceride. When Lexol® NBS is incorporated into topical cosmetic toiletry formulations, it provides outstanding spreading properties, and a light smooth after-feel. This product does not contain any animal based raw materials. Lexol® NBS can be utilized in skin care, cleansing, nail care and color cosmetic preparations. In skin care products, Lexol® NBS is effective at providing skin penetration and skin softening. Lexol® NBS may also be used in nail care formulations as a plasticizer and super fatting agent. In addition, Lexol® NBS may be utilized as a coupling agent to aid in solubilization of fragrance compounds or as a wetting agent for pigments. Lexol® NBS can also be used in prestige candle applications to aid in fragrance solubilization and burn characteristics.

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CAS Name (Number)  Compliance Status
Butyl stearate (123-95-5)

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CAS Name (Number) Compliance Status
Butyl stearate (123-95-5) ####


INOLEX Incorporated is a global personal care chemical company that engages in researching and supplying raw materials used in the Personal Care and Cosmetics industry. The company utilizes non-toxic technologies to preserve high performance polymers, renewable green chemistry ingredients, and cosmetics. Featured products include Lexaine CG-30, Lexol PG-EHP, Emulsense™, LexFeel Natural, and Spectrastat OEL.

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