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Cetyl Esters

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Cetyl Esters wax is a naturally derived ester made up of a mixture of saturated fatty alcohols and fatty acids. It meets the monograph of the US Pharmacopeia and can be used in OTC products and topical pharmaceuticals. Cetyl Esters is primarily used to thicken emulsions while acting as an emollient for improved feel. Cetyl Esters is an NF product that functions as a thickener, emollient, and gellant. Formulators can find stabilizing or co-emulsifier abilities depending on the system. Applications include OTC, creams, lotions, sunscreens, hair care and color cosmetics.

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Fatty acids, C14- 18, C14- 18-alkyl esters (85566-24-1) Sign in to view

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Fatty acids, C14- 18, C14- 18-alkyl esters (85566-24-1)
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Koster Keunen, Inc. is a leading wax refining and processing company in the Personal Care and Cosmetics industry. They offer a full line of organic waxes and siliconyl waxes that create stronger and longer lasting formulations. Koster’s Kester waxes are perfect for gelling, improving skin feel, and moisturizing. Koster offers customizable wax blends to match equipment, temperature, and color requirements.

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