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Lanolin Alcohol AD-5

NIPPON FINE CHEMICAL CO., LTD. makes their documentation available in the regions indicated below:

Lanolin Alcohol AD-5 is a yellow to brown colored wax in appearance. It is the highly refined unsaponifiable fraction of lanolin, composed of a complex mixture of cholesterol, lanosterol, and their di-hydro derivatives plus straight and branched-chain aliphatic alcohols. Lanolin Alcohol is one of the most efficient w/o, non-ionic emulsifying agents, and increases the water-absorbing capacity of hydrocarbon mixtures to a greater degree than any other high molecular weight alcohol.

Lanolin Alcohol AD-5 is a pale yellow, waxy solid in appearance with practically no odor and is one of the most efficient w/o emulsifying agents. It finds uses in a wide variety of skin care creams and uses in alkaline formulas as an inhibitor to damaged hair by coloring and as a dyeing promoter."

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Nippon Fine Chemical focuses on three types of raw ingredients for cosmetics – “Active ingredients”, “Functional esters” and “Lipid complex”. As a pioneer in these fields, we will contribute to society by offering cosmetics made from those ingredients.

As a leader in the production of lanolin and cholesterols, we are committed to developing environmentally-friendly and sustainable high quality lanolin/cholesterol derivatives that are easy on humans and sheep alike.

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