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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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#1 NF Powdered Carnauba Wax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax
#1 NF Powdered Carnauba Wax is a high melt point, hard, natural vegetable wax from the leaves of the palm Copernicia Cerifera, native to Brazil. Quality is determined by the age of the leaves and is categorized by color. NF Carnauba Wax is available in fl...view more #1 NF Powdered Carnauba Wax is a high melt point, hard, natural vegetable wax from the leaves of the palm Copernicia Cerifera, native to Brazil. Quality is determined by the age of the leaves and is categorized by color. NF Carnauba Wax is available in flake and powder form. Carnauba Wax will produce different textures depending on the application. It is widely used to increase thermal stability, gloss, hardness, and slip. It can be used at any level to obtain the properties the chemist requires. Applications include color cosmetics, skin and hair care, pharmaceuticals, food and fruit coatings, automotive, furniture and leather polishes, and many industrial applications. view less
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#1 Yellow Carnauba Wax NF Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax
#1 Yellow Carnauba Wax NF is a high melt point, hard, natural vegetable wax from the leaves of the palm Copernicia Cerifera, native to Brazil. Quality is determined by the age of the leaves and is categorized by color. NF Carnauba Wax is available in flak...view more #1 Yellow Carnauba Wax NF is a high melt point, hard, natural vegetable wax from the leaves of the palm Copernicia Cerifera, native to Brazil. Quality is determined by the age of the leaves and is categorized by color. NF Carnauba Wax is available in flake and powder form. Carnauba Wax will produce different textures depending on the application. It is widely used to increase thermal stability, gloss, hardness, and slip. It can be used at any level to obtain the properties the chemist requires. Applications include color cosmetics, skin and hair care, pharmaceuticals, food and fruit coatings, automotive, furniture and leather polishes, and many industrial applications. view less
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Bayberry Wax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Myrica Cerifera (Bayberry) Fruit Wax
Bayberry Wax is obtained from the fruit of the bayberry shrub. This all-natural wax, native to Central and South America, consists predominantly of triglycerides with C-16 carbon chain lengths. Formulators will find the esthetics hard, brittle, and fatty ...view more Bayberry Wax is obtained from the fruit of the bayberry shrub. This all-natural wax, native to Central and South America, consists predominantly of triglycerides with C-16 carbon chain lengths. Formulators will find the esthetics hard, brittle, and fatty to the touch. Bayberry Wax is compatible with a wide range of raw materials. It has a lower peroxide value than common butters, reducing rancidity and increasing stability. Formulators can use it as a replacement for Shea and Cocoa Butter for more stable formulas. It functions as an emollient, thickener, film former, and viscosity modifier. view less
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Behenic Acid Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Behenic Acid
Behenic Acid is a plant derived high molecular weight fatty acid. This emulsifier is a highly pure version of behenic acid that will give conditioning to both skin and hair. Behenic Acid is used as an alternative to stearic acid for improved skin feel, gr...view more Behenic Acid is a plant derived high molecular weight fatty acid. This emulsifier is a highly pure version of behenic acid that will give conditioning to both skin and hair. Behenic Acid is used as an alternative to stearic acid for improved skin feel, greater stability and better active delivery. Applications include sticks, emulsions, sun care, antiperspirants and pomades. Formulators can use this in all personal care formulations for emulsifying, thickening, and gelling. view less
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Behenyl Alcohol 2275 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Behenyl Alcohol
Behenyl Alcohol 2275 is a white, waxy solid with a minimum concentration of 70-80 percent of behenyl alcohol. This behenyl alcohol blend was produced to reduce the crystalline structure which enhances the functionality. Behenyl Alcohol 2275 functions as a...view more Behenyl Alcohol 2275 is a white, waxy solid with a minimum concentration of 70-80 percent of behenyl alcohol. This behenyl alcohol blend was produced to reduce the crystalline structure which enhances the functionality. Behenyl Alcohol 2275 functions as a thickener, binding agent, solubilizer and gellant. It can be used in color cosmetics, sunscreens, skin and hair care. Uses include SPF products, mascaras, sticks, lip balms, emulsions, hair products and antiperspirants. view less
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Behenyl Beeswax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Behenyl Beeswax
Behenyl Beeswax is manufactured by modifying beeswax to produce a behenyl ester in order to make it less crystalline. Behenyl Beeswax has a wide range of oil gelling capabilities beyond standard beeswax. Formulators can use Behenyl Beeswax to produce smoo...view more Behenyl Beeswax is manufactured by modifying beeswax to produce a behenyl ester in order to make it less crystalline. Behenyl Beeswax has a wide range of oil gelling capabilities beyond standard beeswax. Formulators can use Behenyl Beeswax to produce smooth gels with high gel strength at low concentrations. This wax has strong oil retention properties and can gel many liquids including natural, mineral, and synthetic oils. Applications include hair care, skin care and color cosmetics. view less
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Branched Kester BK-40 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    C32-36 Isoalkyl Stearate
Kester Wax BK-40 is a high molecular weight branched ester. BK-40 is hard and brittle with a low melt point. These attributes impart a creamy texture and help to improve skin moisture without adding greasiness like many butters. Kester Wax BK-40 mimics th...view more Kester Wax BK-40 is a high molecular weight branched ester. BK-40 is hard and brittle with a low melt point. These attributes impart a creamy texture and help to improve skin moisture without adding greasiness like many butters. Kester Wax BK-40 mimics the textures of butters and hydrogenated chemistries without the oxidation and rancidity issues. Formulators will find it builds viscosity and improves esthetics in emulsions. BK-40 can be used in all cosmetic, skin and hair applications without limit. view less
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Castor Wax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Hydrogenated Castor Oil
Castor Wax is derived from the plant Ricinus communis. The oil is hydrogenated to make this hard, brittle, high melt point vegetable wax. Koster Keunen Castor Wax can be used in all cosmetic and personal care products. It is used to thicken emulsions, bin...view more Castor Wax is derived from the plant Ricinus communis. The oil is hydrogenated to make this hard, brittle, high melt point vegetable wax. Koster Keunen Castor Wax can be used in all cosmetic and personal care products. It is used to thicken emulsions, bind antiperspirants and can work to disperse pigments. It is widely used in lip balms, anhydrous systems and color cosmetics. view less
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Cera Bellina Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Polyglyceryl-3 Beeswax
Cera Bellina is a derivative of natural beeswax where the free fatty acids have been converted to polyglycerol esters, therefore increasing the hydrophilicity of the molecule. Elimination of these fatty acids improves stability, oil gelling, and increases...view more Cera Bellina is a derivative of natural beeswax where the free fatty acids have been converted to polyglycerol esters, therefore increasing the hydrophilicity of the molecule. Elimination of these fatty acids improves stability, oil gelling, and increases overall consistency of a formula. Cera Bellina is similar to beeswax with improved oil gelling properties. It suppresses oil syneresis and inhibits crystallization in formulation. Uses include dispersions, anhydrous systems, color cosmetics and skin care. Usage levels for improvements as low as 2%. view less
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Ceresin 130/135 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ceresin
Ceresin 130/135 is a white to off-white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, o...view more Ceresin 130/135 is a white to off-white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ceresin is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ceresin 145 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ceresin
Ceresin 145 is a white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. T...view more Ceresin 145 is a white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ceresin is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ceresin 168 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ceresin
Ceresin 168 is a white to off-white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or ge...view more Ceresin 168 is a white to off-white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ceresin is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ceresin 192 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ceresin
Ceresin 192 is a white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. T...view more Ceresin 192 is a white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ceresin is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ceresin 6510 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ceresin
Ceresin 6510 is a white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. ...view more Ceresin 6510 is a white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ceresin is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ceresin Wax 140/150 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ceresin
Ceresin Wax 140/150 is a white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel str...view more Ceresin Wax 140/150 is a white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ceresin is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ceresin Wax 155 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ceresin
Ceresin Wax 155 is a white to off-white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, o...view more Ceresin Wax 155 is a white to off-white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ceresin is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ceresin Wax 155/165 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ceresin
Ceresin Wax 155/165 is a colorless wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel...view more Ceresin Wax 155/165 is a colorless wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ceresin is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ceresin Wax 1556 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ceresin
Ceresin Wax 1556 is a white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel streng...view more Ceresin Wax 1556 is a white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ceresin is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ceresin Wax 319 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ceresin
Ceresin Wax 319 is a colorless wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel str...view more Ceresin Wax 319 is a colorless wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ceresin is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Certified Organic Beeswax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Beeswax
Beeswax comes from the honeybee, Apis Mellifera, and is used as a building material for honeycombs. Organic Beeswax is sourced from regions around the world that do not use modern agricultural techniques, chemical treatment, fertilizers or pesticides. Bee...view more Beeswax comes from the honeybee, Apis Mellifera, and is used as a building material for honeycombs. Organic Beeswax is sourced from regions around the world that do not use modern agricultural techniques, chemical treatment, fertilizers or pesticides. Beeswax can be used at any level for cosmetics, skin care, hair care, pharmaceuticals, nutritional applications and standard industry. view less
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Certified Organic Carnauba Wax Flakes Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax
Certified Organic Carnauba Wax Flakes is a natural vegetable wax from the leaves of the palm Copernicia Cerifera, native to Brazil. Organic Carnauba Wax is type 1 prime yellow wax. Carnauba Wax has a high melt point, high gloss, and is the hardest of the ...view more Certified Organic Carnauba Wax Flakes is a natural vegetable wax from the leaves of the palm Copernicia Cerifera, native to Brazil. Organic Carnauba Wax is type 1 prime yellow wax. Carnauba Wax has a high melt point, high gloss, and is the hardest of the natural waxes. Usages include cosmetics, skin care, hair care, food, pharmaceuticals and nutritional applications. view less
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Cetyl Esters Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Cetyl Esters
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 th...view more 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. view less
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Cocoa Butter NF (American Refined) Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
Cocoa Butter NF (American Refined) is refined nonchemically in order to preserve the beneficial natural properties that are so desired in Cocoa Butter. It is a versatile ingredient that can be used in cosmetics and pharmaceutical applications. Cocoa Butte...view more Cocoa Butter NF (American Refined) is refined nonchemically in order to preserve the beneficial natural properties that are so desired in Cocoa Butter. It is a versatile ingredient that can be used in cosmetics and pharmaceutical applications. Cocoa Butter will impart excellent moisturizing and emolliency to any preparation. In sticks and color cosmetics it imparts structure with creaminess by melting close to body temperature. In emulsions it builds viscosity and improves esthetics. It can be formulated into many cosmetics, skin care and hair care projects. view less
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EU Ceresin 9205 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ceresin
EU Ceresin 9205 is a white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strengt...view more EU Ceresin 9205 is a white wax. Ceresin waxes are blends of linear and branched hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ceresin is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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EU Ozokerite 164/171 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ozokerite
EU Ozokerite 164/171 is a white to off-white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration,...view more EU Ozokerite 164/171 is a white to off-white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ozokerite wax is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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EU Ozokerite 167/175 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ozokerite
EU Ozokerite 167/175 is a white to off-white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration,...view more EU Ozokerite 167/175 is a white to off-white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ozokerite wax is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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EU Paraffin 160/165 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Paraffin
EU Paraffin 160/165 is made up of straight chain, saturated hydrocarbons with low oil content. Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different straight cut paraffins which vary by molecular weight and melt point to best fit your requirements. Paraffin is...view more EU Paraffin 160/165 is made up of straight chain, saturated hydrocarbons with low oil content. Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different straight cut paraffins which vary by molecular weight and melt point to best fit your requirements. Paraffin is non-toxic, non-irritating, and non-reactive. It offers excellent water barrier properties. Formulators have used paraffin in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, fruit and vegetable coatings, textiles, polishes, lubricants, adhesives, candles, electronics, and crayons. view less
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Enhans CY-62 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Bis-PEG-12 Dimethicone Candelillate
Enhans CY-62 is a candelilla derivative designed by Koster Keunen for use in personal care formulations. The combined natural chemistry with silicone allows for a highly compatible compound in all formulations. Enhans CY-62 will improve rheology, water re...view more Enhans CY-62 is a candelilla derivative designed by Koster Keunen for use in personal care formulations. The combined natural chemistry with silicone allows for a highly compatible compound in all formulations. Enhans CY-62 will improve rheology, water resistance and barrier properties while reducing crystallization. In-Vitro testing indicates significant SPF boosting in sunscreen formulations. Use CY-62 to couple ingredients, disperse sunscreens and thicken formulas. view less
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Enhans PC-38 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Polyethylene (and) Polycyclopentadiene (and) Stearoxy Dimethicone
Enhans PC-38 is a wax and synthetic polymer blend designed for skin care, sunscreens and color cosmetic formulations. Enhans PC-38 offers formulators unique textures, improvement of thermal stability, SPF boosting and skin moisturization. Formulate emulsi...view more Enhans PC-38 is a wax and synthetic polymer blend designed for skin care, sunscreens and color cosmetic formulations. Enhans PC-38 offers formulators unique textures, improvement of thermal stability, SPF boosting and skin moisturization. Formulate emulsions, sprays, sunscreens, anhydrous sticks or creams, and all color cosmetics. view less
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Enhans PE-65 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Polyethylene (and) Stearoxy Dimethicone
Enhans PE-65 is a mixture of wax and synthetic polymers designed for sunscreens and color cosmetics in the personal care market. Enhans PE-65 can be used to boost SPF values in sunscreens, thicken and structure color cosmetics, and works as a tremendous g...view more Enhans PE-65 is a mixture of wax and synthetic polymers designed for sunscreens and color cosmetics in the personal care market. Enhans PE-65 can be used to boost SPF values in sunscreens, thicken and structure color cosmetics, and works as a tremendous gelling agent. Use in lipsticks, sticks, anhydrous color formulations, creams and butters, or any product with sunscreen. view less
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Enhans SB-63 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Bis-PEG-12 Dimethicone Beeswax
Enhans SB-63 is a beeswax derivative designed for use in all personal care systems with high levels of compatibility. This is a specialized raw material designed by Koster Keunen to offer full esthetic control in personal care formulations. Enhans SB-63 w...view more Enhans SB-63 is a beeswax derivative designed for use in all personal care systems with high levels of compatibility. This is a specialized raw material designed by Koster Keunen to offer full esthetic control in personal care formulations. Enhans SB-63 will increase stability of formulations, offer skin deposition and moisturization, boost SPF values and add barrier properties. Formulate emulsions, sunscreens, sticks and all color cosmetics with Enhans SB-63. view less
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Enhans SC-78 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (and) Stearoxy Dimethicone
Enhans SC-78 is a natural carnauba derivative designed by Koster Keunen for use in personal care formulations. The combined natural chemistry with silicone allows for a highly compatible compound in formulations. Enhans SC-78 can be used as a thickener, v...view more Enhans SC-78 is a natural carnauba derivative designed by Koster Keunen for use in personal care formulations. The combined natural chemistry with silicone allows for a highly compatible compound in formulations. Enhans SC-78 can be used as a thickener, viscosity modifier, and melt point modifier. Formulators can add hardness and slip to a variety of cosmetics and anhydrous systems without producing a grainy gel. Applications include mascara, sticks, skin care and color cosmetics. view less
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Jojoba Wax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil
Jojoba Wax is a naturally derived, high molecular weight monoester ranging from C36-C46. Jojoba wax can impart some structural properties to personal care and cosmetic formulations. Jojoba Wax has gelling properties that allow a formulator greater opportu...view more Jojoba Wax is a naturally derived, high molecular weight monoester ranging from C36-C46. Jojoba wax can impart some structural properties to personal care and cosmetic formulations. Jojoba Wax has gelling properties that allow a formulator greater opportunity to use various oils and fluids in anhydrous products without the need for numerous gelling agents. Jojoba Wax can leave a soft and powdery sensation on the skin. The recommended usage level is between 1-15%. view less
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Kester Wax CT Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    C32-36 Isoalkyl Stearate (and) Polyhydroxystearic Acid (and) Stearyl Behenate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate (and) Polysorbate 60
Kester Wax CT is a multifunctional, vegan wax designed for the personal care industry. This soft solid wax blend is made up of natural ingredients to offer emolliency, plasticizing, thickening, and moisturization of skin and hair. Koster Keunen scientists...view more Kester Wax CT is a multifunctional, vegan wax designed for the personal care industry. This soft solid wax blend is made up of natural ingredients to offer emolliency, plasticizing, thickening, and moisturization of skin and hair. Koster Keunen scientists developed Kester Wax CT as a softer, creamier option to lanolin wax with similar attributes and chemical functionality. Kester Wax CT will add creaminess to all cosmetic, hair care and skin formulations. Use in pomades, mascaras, body butters, and ethnic formulations. view less
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Kester Wax K-24 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Lauryl Laurate
Kester Wax K-24 is a low molecular weight, natural ester. This monoester is highly compatible with most cosmetic ingredients. K-24 will give a dry and powdery feel on the skin alone. When combined with other oils, esters and sunscreens it works to “de-gre...view more Kester Wax K-24 is a low molecular weight, natural ester. This monoester is highly compatible with most cosmetic ingredients. K-24 will give a dry and powdery feel on the skin alone. When combined with other oils, esters and sunscreens it works to “de-grease” formulations. Scientists can regulate the esthetics of their product by using K-24 without producing the occlusive skin feel found using esters and oils alone. view less
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Kester Wax K-48 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Cetyl Palmitate
Kester K-48 is a long chain ester wax prepared by the esterification of fatty acids with fatty alcohols. The primary advantages are excellent oil gelling and oil binding capabilities, and broad compatibility with lipids. Kester K-48 functions as a thicken...view more Kester K-48 is a long chain ester wax prepared by the esterification of fatty acids with fatty alcohols. The primary advantages are excellent oil gelling and oil binding capabilities, and broad compatibility with lipids. Kester K-48 functions as a thickener and emollient in many applications. Formulators will find Kester K-48 useful in emulsions and anhydrous systems as an emollient, thickener and gelling agent. It can be used in both wash off and leave on applications with standard usage levels from 1-10%. view less
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Kester Wax K-59 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Stearyl Stearate
Kester Wax K-62 is a natural long chain, plant-based ester wax. It has excellent oil gelling and oil binding capabilities, as well as broad compatibility with lipid cosmetic ingredients. Kester Wax K-59 is an emollient and skin conditioner, viscosity incr...view more Kester Wax K-62 is a natural long chain, plant-based ester wax. It has excellent oil gelling and oil binding capabilities, as well as broad compatibility with lipid cosmetic ingredients. Kester Wax K-59 is an emollient and skin conditioner, viscosity increaser, gellant, and opacifier. It provides barrier properties and lubricity without leaving a heavy after feel in formulations. K-59 can be used in all personal care applications. view less
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Kester Wax K-60P Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Polyhydroxystearic Acid
Kester Wax K-60P is a soft and pliable wax that is naturally derived from castor oil. K-60P is ideal for creating creamier textures while increasing the stability of your product. Kester Wax K-60P functions as a film former, emollient, and plasticizer. Ke...view more Kester Wax K-60P is a soft and pliable wax that is naturally derived from castor oil. K-60P is ideal for creating creamier textures while increasing the stability of your product. Kester Wax K-60P functions as a film former, emollient, and plasticizer. Kester Wax K-60P has a recommended usage level of 1-25%. view less
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Kester Wax K-62 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Stearyl Behenate
Kester Wax K-62 is a naturally derived, medium chain ester wax. Kester Wax K-62 has good thermal stability, very narrow thermal phase change, film forming properties, and wide compatibility in different solvents. Kester Wax K-62 is widely used as a natura...view more Kester Wax K-62 is a naturally derived, medium chain ester wax. Kester Wax K-62 has good thermal stability, very narrow thermal phase change, film forming properties, and wide compatibility in different solvents. Kester Wax K-62 is widely used as a natural structuring and gelling agent, especially in color cosmetics and other sticks. In combination with Kester Wax K-60P it can be used as a vegan replacement for beeswax. view less
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Kester Wax K-72 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Behenyl Behenate
Kester Wax K-72 is a naturally derived, high purity mono-ester wax. Kester Wax K-72 has good thermal stability, very narrow thermal phase change, film forming properties, and wide compatibility in different solvents. Kester Wax K-72 can be used as a natur...view more Kester Wax K-72 is a naturally derived, high purity mono-ester wax. Kester Wax K-72 has good thermal stability, very narrow thermal phase change, film forming properties, and wide compatibility in different solvents. Kester Wax K-72 can be used as a natural structuring and gelling agent, especially in color cosmetics and other sticks. In combination with Kester Wax K-60P it can be used as a vegan replacement for beeswax. In addition, granulated Kester Wax K-72 can be used as a natural replacement for polyethylene exfoliating beads. view less
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Kester Wax K-82-H Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    C20-40 Alkyl Stearate
Kester Wax K-82H is a long chain synthetic ester wax prepared by the esterification of natural fatty acids with synthetic fatty alcohols. K-82H provides excellent gelling capabilities, has broad compatibility with other cosmetic ingredients, and has many ...view more Kester Wax K-82H is a long chain synthetic ester wax prepared by the esterification of natural fatty acids with synthetic fatty alcohols. K-82H provides excellent gelling capabilities, has broad compatibility with other cosmetic ingredients, and has many uses and applications. Kester Wax K-82H can produce multiple textures depending on the application. It can increase thermal stability, gel strength, gloss, hardness, and slip. It can be used at any level to obtain the properties the chemist requires. Applications include color cosmetics, skin and hair care, automotive, polishes, and many industrial applications. view less
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Kester Wax K-82-P Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    C18-38 Alkyl Hydroxystearoyl Stearate
Kester Wax K-82-P is a soft ester wax that imitates the complex polyester fraction of beeswax, the same fraction that gives beeswax its unique plastic properties. It suppresses the crystallization of other waxes, such as castor wax. By incorporating this ...view more Kester Wax K-82-P is a soft ester wax that imitates the complex polyester fraction of beeswax, the same fraction that gives beeswax its unique plastic properties. It suppresses the crystallization of other waxes, such as castor wax. By incorporating this product in sticks, film forming, adhesion, plasticity are improved. Kester Wax K-82-P is recommended for lipsticks, lip balms, creams, lotions, stick pencils, shave creams, mascaras, makeups, color concentrates, and many other products. view less
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Kester Wax K-82D Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Di-C20-40 Alkyl Dimer Dilinoleate
Kester Wax K-82D is a high molecular weight dimer acid ester. This ester is designed to gel common cosmetic ingredients including low viscosity oils, cyclomethicone and phenyl silicone fluids. K-82D is an excellent replacement for most petrochemical waxes...view more Kester Wax K-82D is a high molecular weight dimer acid ester. This ester is designed to gel common cosmetic ingredients including low viscosity oils, cyclomethicone and phenyl silicone fluids. K-82D is an excellent replacement for most petrochemical waxes due to its high molecular weight and branched structure. Kester Wax K-82D has strong gelling properties. This product allows simplification of the gellants needed in anhydrous systems. Consistency and texture can also be regulated by the concentration of K-82D. view less
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Kester Wax K-BWR Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Behenyl Behenate (and) Polyhydroxystearic Acid (and) Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax
Kester Wax K-BWR is a natural, vegan alternative for beeswax engineered by Koster Keunen. This proprietary product will produce physical and chemical properties needed to replace beeswax in most formulations. Kester Wax K-BWR is manufactured at Koster Keu...view more Kester Wax K-BWR is a natural, vegan alternative for beeswax engineered by Koster Keunen. This proprietary product will produce physical and chemical properties needed to replace beeswax in most formulations. Kester Wax K-BWR is manufactured at Koster Keunen in the USA. Kester Wax K-BWR is ideal for vegan and natural formulas where the attributes of beeswax are important. Attributes include structure building, plasticizing, and viscosity. Formulators can replace beeswax in many formulations including anhydrous cosmetics, color sticks, lip balms, emulsions. view less
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Kostene C-30 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Polyethylene
Kostene C-30 is a low molecular weight polyethylene. When used in conjunction with volatile oils and solvents such as cyclomethicone, isopar and isododecane, it will act as a thickener and add hardness and slip to formulations. Kostene C-30 is used as a t...view more Kostene C-30 is a low molecular weight polyethylene. When used in conjunction with volatile oils and solvents such as cyclomethicone, isopar and isododecane, it will act as a thickener and add hardness and slip to formulations. Kostene C-30 is used as a thickener to add hardness and slip, gelling agent, sunscreen enhancer, and film former. Formulators will find Kostene C-30 improves water resistance and pigment dispersion while providing barrier properties and viscosity modification. view less
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Kostol ApiFree Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Behenyl Behenate (and) Polyhydroxystearic Acid (and) Polyglyceryl-10 Stearate (and) Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax (and) Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate
Kostol ApiFree is a natural, vegan wax blend with hydrophilic properties and oil gelling capabilities designed to be used in all cosmetic and personal care applications. Kostol ApiFree can be used in anhydrous formulations to improve slip and color deposi...view more Kostol ApiFree is a natural, vegan wax blend with hydrophilic properties and oil gelling capabilities designed to be used in all cosmetic and personal care applications. Kostol ApiFree can be used in anhydrous formulations to improve slip and color deposition, as well as in emulsions to optimize stability. It can be used on its own or anywhere PEG-8 Beeswax is used. Usage levels will vary from 2-8% depending on the system. Applications include creams, body butters, hair stylers, hair waxes, lipsticks, liquid lipsticks, and mascaras. view less
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Kostol IBT Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Behentrimonium Methosulfate
Kostol IBT is a behentrimonium methosulfate and cetearyl alcohol emulsifier with a 25% active level. This standard emulsifier is manufactured in the USA by Koster Keunen. Kostol IBT can be used in hair care as an emulsifier, conditioner, and frizz reducer...view more Kostol IBT is a behentrimonium methosulfate and cetearyl alcohol emulsifier with a 25% active level. This standard emulsifier is manufactured in the USA by Koster Keunen. Kostol IBT can be used in hair care as an emulsifier, conditioner, and frizz reducer. It lends to excellent deposition on both hair and skin. Formula ideas include shampoos, conditioners, wash-off systems, creams and lotions. view less
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Kostol IBT50 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Behentrimonium Methosulfate
Kostol IBT50 is a behentrimonium methosulfate and cetearyl alcohol emulsifier with a 50% active level. This standard emulsifier is manufactured in the USA by Koster Keunen. Kostol IBT 50 can be used in hair care as an emulsifier, conditioner, and frizz re...view more Kostol IBT50 is a behentrimonium methosulfate and cetearyl alcohol emulsifier with a 50% active level. This standard emulsifier is manufactured in the USA by Koster Keunen. Kostol IBT 50 can be used in hair care as an emulsifier, conditioner, and frizz reducer. It provides excellent deposition on both hair and skin. Formula ideas include shampoos, conditioners, wash-off systems, creams and lotions. view less
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Kostol Natural E Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Behenyl Alcohol (and) Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate
Kostol Natural E is a PEG-free, natural, plant-based emulsifier. It can add viscosity to the system due to its behenyl base and delivers white emulsions. This strong O/W emulsifier is used for creams, lotions, hair pomades, surfactant systems, foundations...view more Kostol Natural E is a PEG-free, natural, plant-based emulsifier. It can add viscosity to the system due to its behenyl base and delivers white emulsions. This strong O/W emulsifier is used for creams, lotions, hair pomades, surfactant systems, foundations, and mascaras. Kostol Natural E works as a robust O/W emulsifier for natural and conventional systems. It provides a light to medium wet break and can be used as a primary or secondary emulsifier. It will thicken well and holds high levels of solids and oils. It can be used for emulsification and thickening in challenging systems including sulfate-free surfactant systems and natural hair care. Usage levels start at 2%. view less
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Kostol NatureMuls Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Candelilla/Jojoba/Rice Bran Polyglyceryl-3 Esters (and) Glyceryl Stearate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate
Kostol NatureMuls is a naturally derived and PEG free, O/W emulsifier. It will work easily in both natural and conventional emulsions with the added benefit of moisturization. Kostol NatureMuls will make skin care formulas with a medium to long break for ...view more Kostol NatureMuls is a naturally derived and PEG free, O/W emulsifier. It will work easily in both natural and conventional emulsions with the added benefit of moisturization. Kostol NatureMuls will make skin care formulas with a medium to long break for luxurious emulsions regardless of the viscosity. Emulsions can be made with 3-8% usage level and formulators can use this as a primary or secondary emulsifier. Additional applications include creams, lotions, masks, eye creams, serums, foundations and mousse emulsions. view less
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Kostol PGP Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate (and) Beheneth-5
Kostol PGP is a non-ionic, low HLB emulsifier designed for multiple formula types. PGP can be used in multiple formula types including low pH systems. This O/W emulsifier produces creamy hydrating products. Kostol PGP is suitable for any cosmetic applicat...view more Kostol PGP is a non-ionic, low HLB emulsifier designed for multiple formula types. PGP can be used in multiple formula types including low pH systems. This O/W emulsifier produces creamy hydrating products. Kostol PGP is suitable for any cosmetic application, including cleansers, hair care, skin and sun care. It will work well in low pH systems for the skin. Kostol PGP is designed to emulsify but not thicken, allowing formulators to strategically plan their system with the thickener best for them. view less
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Kostol STMC Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Cetyl Alcohol (and) Behentrimonium Chloride (and) Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane
Kostol STMC is a sulfate-free, O/W cationic emulsifier. STMC represents the next generation of quaternary conditioners for hair care over the standard in the market. Kostol STMC can be used in all hair care and wash off formulas. Koster Keunen has proven ...view more Kostol STMC is a sulfate-free, O/W cationic emulsifier. STMC represents the next generation of quaternary conditioners for hair care over the standard in the market. Kostol STMC can be used in all hair care and wash off formulas. Koster Keunen has proven results showing increased foam in surfactant systems. Key attributes in hair care include conditioning, frizz control, and ease in combing. view less
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Kostol STMS Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane
Kostol STMS is a high performance, O/W cationic emulsifier. STMS represents the next generation of quaternary conditioners for hair care. This gentle emulsifier is also used in skin care with substantial skin deposition and moisturization. Kostol STMS can...view more Kostol STMS is a high performance, O/W cationic emulsifier. STMS represents the next generation of quaternary conditioners for hair care. This gentle emulsifier is also used in skin care with substantial skin deposition and moisturization. Kostol STMS can be used in all hair care, wash off and leave on skin care. Koster Keunen has proven results in moisturization and increased foam in surfactant systems. Key attributes in hair care include conditioning, frizz control and ease in combing. view less
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Kostol TMC-25 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Behentrimonium Chloride
Kostol TMC-25 is a behentrimonium chloride and cetearyl alcohol emulsifier with a 25% active level. This standard emulsifier is manufactured without isopropyl alcohol in the USA by Koster Keunen. Kostol TMC-25 can be used in hair care as an emulsifier, co...view more Kostol TMC-25 is a behentrimonium chloride and cetearyl alcohol emulsifier with a 25% active level. This standard emulsifier is manufactured without isopropyl alcohol in the USA by Koster Keunen. Kostol TMC-25 can be used in hair care as an emulsifier, conditioner, and is an exceptional anti-static agent. It lends to excellent deposition on both hair and skin. Formula ideas include shampoos, conditioners, washoff systems, shave products, creams and lotions. view less
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Microcrystalline 150/165 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Microcrystalline Wax
Microcrystalline 150/165 is an off-white to light yellow wax. Microcrystalline Waxes are produced during petroleum refinement using specified techniques such as distillation, de-oiling and crystallization. Microcrystalline Waxes are characterized by their...view more Microcrystalline 150/165 is an off-white to light yellow wax. Microcrystalline Waxes are produced during petroleum refinement using specified techniques such as distillation, de-oiling and crystallization. Microcrystalline Waxes are characterized by their fine crystalline structure in contrast to the larger crystalline structure of paraffin wax. They contain long, branched hydrocarbon chains which correlate to a higher molecular weight. Microcrystalline is more flexible, less oily, has higher tensile strength, more adhesion, and higher melt points than paraffin wax. These waxes have excellent gelling properties, and Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different melt points and penetrations to best fit formulators’ requirements. view less
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Microcrystalline 176/186 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Microcrystalline Wax
Microcrystalline Wax 176/186 is a white to light yellow wax. Microcrystalline Waxes are produced during petroleum refinement using specified techniques such as distillation, de-oiling and crystallization. Microcrystalline Waxes are characterized by their ...view more Microcrystalline Wax 176/186 is a white to light yellow wax. Microcrystalline Waxes are produced during petroleum refinement using specified techniques such as distillation, de-oiling and crystallization. Microcrystalline Waxes are characterized by their fine crystalline structure in contrast to the larger crystalline structure of paraffin wax. They contain long, branched hydrocarbon chains which correlate to a higher molecular weight. Microcrystalline is more flexible, less oily, has higher tensile strength, more adhesion, and higher melt points than paraffin wax. These waxes have excellent gelling properties, and Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different melt points and penetrations to best fit formulators’ requirements. view less
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Microcrystalline Wax 165/175 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Microcrystalline Wax
Microcrystalline Wax 165/175 is a white wax. Microcrystalline Waxes are produced during petroleum refinement using specified techniques such as distillation, de-oiling and crystallization. Microcrystalline Waxes are characterized by their fine crystalline...view more Microcrystalline Wax 165/175 is a white wax. Microcrystalline Waxes are produced during petroleum refinement using specified techniques such as distillation, de-oiling and crystallization. Microcrystalline Waxes are characterized by their fine crystalline structure in contrast to the larger crystalline structure of paraffin wax. They contain long, branched hydrocarbon chains which correlate to a higher molecular weight. Microcrystalline is more flexible, less oily, has higher tensile strength, more adhesion, and higher melt points than paraffin wax. These waxes have excellent gelling properties, and Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different melt points and penetrations to best fit formulators’ requirements. view less
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Microcrystalline Wax 170/180 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Microcrystalline Wax
Microcrystalline Wax 170/180 is a white to off-white wax. Microcrystalline Waxes are produced during petroleum refinement using specified techniques such as distillation, de-oiling and crystallization. Microcrystalline Waxes are characterized by their fin...view more Microcrystalline Wax 170/180 is a white to off-white wax. Microcrystalline Waxes are produced during petroleum refinement using specified techniques such as distillation, de-oiling and crystallization. Microcrystalline Waxes are characterized by their fine crystalline structure in contrast to the larger crystalline structure of paraffin wax. They contain long, branched hydrocarbon chains which correlate to a higher molecular weight. Microcrystalline is more flexible, less oily, has higher tensile strength, more adhesion, and higher melt points than paraffin wax. These waxes have excellent gelling properties, and Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different melt points and penetrations to best fit formulators’ requirements. view less
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Microcrystalline Wax 180/185 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Microcrystalline Wax
Microcrystalline Wax 180/185 is an off-white to light yellow wax. Microcrystalline Waxes are produced during petroleum refinement using specified techniques such as distillation, de-oiling and crystallization. Microcrystalline Waxes are characterized by t...view more Microcrystalline Wax 180/185 is an off-white to light yellow wax. Microcrystalline Waxes are produced during petroleum refinement using specified techniques such as distillation, de-oiling and crystallization. Microcrystalline Waxes are characterized by their fine crystalline structure in contrast to the larger crystalline structure of paraffin wax. They contain long, branched hydrocarbon chains which correlate to a higher molecular weight. Microcrystalline is more flexible, less oily, has higher tensile strength, more adhesion, and higher melt points than paraffin wax. These waxes have excellent gelling properties, and Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different melt points and penetrations to best fit formulators’ requirements. view less
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Microcrystalline Wax 193-198 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Microcrystalline Wax
Microcrystalline Wax 193-198 is a white to off-white wax. Microcrystalline Waxes are produced during petroleum refinement using specified techniques such as distillation, de-oiling and crystallization. Microcrystalline Waxes are characterized by their fin...view more Microcrystalline Wax 193-198 is a white to off-white wax. Microcrystalline Waxes are produced during petroleum refinement using specified techniques such as distillation, de-oiling and crystallization. Microcrystalline Waxes are characterized by their fine crystalline structure in contrast to the larger crystalline structure of paraffin wax. They contain long, branched hydrocarbon chains which correlate to a higher molecular weight. Microcrystalline is more flexible, less oily, has higher tensile strength, more adhesion, and higher melt points than paraffin wax. These waxes have excellent gelling properties, and Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different melt points and penetrations to best fit formulators’ requirements. view less
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NF Beeswax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Beeswax
NF Beeswax is offered in both white and yellow varieties. Koster Keunen NF Beeswaxes meet the monograph of the US Pharmacopeia and can be used in applications such as personal care, OTC and topical pharmaceuticals. Beeswax is used to produce creamy textur...view more NF Beeswax is offered in both white and yellow varieties. Koster Keunen NF Beeswaxes meet the monograph of the US Pharmacopeia and can be used in applications such as personal care, OTC and topical pharmaceuticals. Beeswax is used to produce creamy textures, for thickening and stability. Beeswax can be used at any concentration and can augment finished product melt point and add structure. Applications include skin and hair care, color cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and OTC products. view less
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NF Candelilla Wax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax
NF Candelilla Wax is a vegetable wax that contains natural hydrocarbons. Candelilla produces excellent gloss and structure and is ideal for use where firm consistency and high melt point are important. This material complies with the NF monograph and is s...view more NF Candelilla Wax is a vegetable wax that contains natural hydrocarbons. Candelilla produces excellent gloss and structure and is ideal for use where firm consistency and high melt point are important. This material complies with the NF monograph and is suitable for food, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical applications. Candelilla has water repellent and film forming properties. Candelilla wax can be mixed with other waxes to add hardness to them without increasing melt point. Formulators can use NF Candelilla as a glazing agent in food, confections and pharmaceuticals. Candelilla is also a vegan alternative for gelling oils in nutraceutical applications. view less
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NF Emulsifying Wax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Polysorbate 60
Koster Keunen Emulsifying Wax is derived from plant based fatty alcohols. This emulsifier is highly stable in a wide pH range and highly compatible with most cosmetic and pharmaceutical ingredients. This material meets the monograph of the US Pharmacopeia...view more Koster Keunen Emulsifying Wax is derived from plant based fatty alcohols. This emulsifier is highly stable in a wide pH range and highly compatible with most cosmetic and pharmaceutical ingredients. This material meets the monograph of the US Pharmacopeia and can be used in OTC and topical pharmaceuticals. Formulators will find this cost effective emulsifier easy to use in many applications. Koster Keunen Emulsifying Wax is non-toxic and can be used in all pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications. view less
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NaturalAtum® Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Canola Oil (and) Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil (and) Polyhydroxystearic Acid (and) Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax (and) Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax (and) Tocopheryl Acetate
NaturalAtum® has been designed to replace petrolatum in personal care. It is an amorphous gel consisting of high molecular weight vegetable waxes dispersed into oils. NaturalAtum® does not contain petroleum hydrocarbon ingredients or hydrogenated vegetabl...view more NaturalAtum® has been designed to replace petrolatum in personal care. It is an amorphous gel consisting of high molecular weight vegetable waxes dispersed into oils. NaturalAtum® does not contain petroleum hydrocarbon ingredients or hydrogenated vegetable oils, yet has physical and chemical properties similar to petrolatum. NaturalAtum® improves thermal stability, emolliency, and lubricity. Formulators will find that it also acts as a plasticizer. NaturalAtum® reduces moisture loss and creates barrier properties in cosmetic products. It can be used in any cosmetic preparation in place of petrolatum. view less
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Organic Emulsifying Wax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Beeswax (and) Lecithin (and) Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax
Organic Emulsifying Wax is a blend of certified organic raw materials that produce emulsions over a wide range of concentrations acting as the primary or secondary emulsifier. Formulators can make an in-situ soap emulsion by neutralizing this emulsifier w...view more Organic Emulsifying Wax is a blend of certified organic raw materials that produce emulsions over a wide range of concentrations acting as the primary or secondary emulsifier. Formulators can make an in-situ soap emulsion by neutralizing this emulsifier with a small amount of sodium or potassium hydroxide in the water phase while making the emulsion. Organic Emulsifying Wax makes formulating organic certified creams and lotions very convenient. view less
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Organic Vegan Emulsifying Wax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter (and) Lecithin (and) Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax
Organic Vegan Emulsifying Wax is a blend of certified organic raw materials that produce emulsions over a wide range of concentrations acting as the primary or secondary emulsifier. This product is certified under the USDA’s National Organic Program (7 CF...view more Organic Vegan Emulsifying Wax is a blend of certified organic raw materials that produce emulsions over a wide range of concentrations acting as the primary or secondary emulsifier. This product is certified under the USDA’s National Organic Program (7 CFR part 205). Formulators can make an in-situ soap emulsion by neutralizing this emulsifier with a small amount of sodium or potassium hydroxide in the water phase while making the emulsion. Organic Vegan Emulsifying Wax makes formulating organic certified creams and lotions very convenient. view less
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Ozokerite 1090 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ozokerite
Ozokerite 1090 is a white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. T...view more Ozokerite 1090 is a white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ozokerite wax is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ozokerite 1099 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ozokerite
Ozokerite 1099 is a white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. T...view more Ozokerite 1099 is a white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ozokerite wax is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ozokerite 153/160 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ozokerite
Ozokerite 153/160 is a white to off-white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or...view more Ozokerite 153/160 is a white to off-white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ozokerite wax is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ozokerite 158/160, 71S Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ozokerite
Ozokerite 158/160, 71S is a white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel str...view more Ozokerite 158/160, 71S is a white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ozokerite wax is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ozokerite 164/170 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ozokerite
Ozokerite 164/170 is a white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength...view more Ozokerite 164/170 is a white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ozokerite wax is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ozokerite 170 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ozokerite
Ozokerite 170 is a white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. Th...view more Ozokerite 170 is a white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ozokerite wax is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ozokerite 175 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ozokerite
Ozokerite 175 is a colorless wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength...view more Ozokerite 175 is a colorless wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ozokerite wax is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ozokerite 180 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ozokerite
Ozokerite 180 is a white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. Th...view more Ozokerite 180 is a white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ozokerite wax is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ozokerite 203 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ozokerite
Ozokerite 203 is a colorless wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength...view more Ozokerite 203 is a colorless wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ozokerite wax is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ozokerite 2095 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ozokerite
Ozokerite 2095 is a white to off-white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or ge...view more Ozokerite 2095 is a white to off-white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ozokerite wax is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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Ozokerite 70 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Ozokerite
Ozokerite 70 is a white to off-white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel ...view more Ozokerite 70 is a white to off-white wax. Ozokerites are blends of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes. Ozokerite wax is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks. view less
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PEG-8 Beeswax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    PEG-8 Beeswax
PEG-8 Beeswax is the result of the esterification of the free fatty acids of beeswax with polyethylene glycol. The outcome of this process is a light colored wax with self-emulsifying properties and improved oil gelling capabilities designed to be used in...view more PEG-8 Beeswax is the result of the esterification of the free fatty acids of beeswax with polyethylene glycol. The outcome of this process is a light colored wax with self-emulsifying properties and improved oil gelling capabilities designed to be used in all cosmetic applications. It creates emulsions with a rich texture and glossy appearance. PEG-8 Beeswax creates lotions that are bright and fluid with enhanced emolliency and spreadability. It will allow the formulator to use up to 60% oil phase. Applications include sunscreens, pomades, hair care fixatives, depilatories, ointments, creams and emulsions. view less
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Paraffin 130/135 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Paraffin
Paraffin 130/135 is made up of straight chain, saturated hydrocarbons with low oil content. Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different straight cut paraffins which vary by molecular weight and melt point to best fit your requirements. Paraffin is no...view more Paraffin 130/135 is made up of straight chain, saturated hydrocarbons with low oil content. Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different straight cut paraffins which vary by molecular weight and melt point to best fit your requirements. Paraffin is non-toxic, non-irritating, and non-reactive. It offers excellent water barrier properties. Formulators have used paraffin in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, fruit and vegetable coatings, textiles, polishes, lubricants, adhesives, candles, electronics, and crayons. view less
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Paraffin 133/142 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Paraffin
Paraffin 133/142 is made up of straight chain, saturated hydrocarbons with low oil content. Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different straight cut paraffins which vary by molecular weight and melt point to best fit your requirements. Paraffin is no...view more Paraffin 133/142 is made up of straight chain, saturated hydrocarbons with low oil content. Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different straight cut paraffins which vary by molecular weight and melt point to best fit your requirements. Paraffin is non-toxic, non-irritating, and non-reactive. It offers excellent water barrier properties. Formulators have used paraffin in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, fruit and vegetable coatings, textiles, polishes, lubricants, adhesives, candles, electronics, and crayons. view less
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Paraffin 140/145 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Paraffin
Paraffin 140/145 is made up of straight chain, saturated hydrocarbons with low oil content. Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different straight cut paraffins which vary by molecular weight and melt point to best fit your requirements. Paraffin is no...view more Paraffin 140/145 is made up of straight chain, saturated hydrocarbons with low oil content. Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different straight cut paraffins which vary by molecular weight and melt point to best fit your requirements. Paraffin is non-toxic, non-irritating, and non-reactive. It offers excellent water barrier properties. Formulators have used paraffin in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, fruit and vegetable coatings, textiles, polishes, lubricants, adhesives, candles, electronics, and crayons. view less
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Paraffin 150/155 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Paraffin
Paraffin 150/155 is made up of straight chain, saturated hydrocarbons with low oil content. Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different straight cut paraffins which vary by molecular weight and melt point to best fit your requirements. Paraffin is no...view more Paraffin 150/155 is made up of straight chain, saturated hydrocarbons with low oil content. Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different straight cut paraffins which vary by molecular weight and melt point to best fit your requirements. Paraffin is non-toxic, non-irritating, and non-reactive. It offers excellent water barrier properties. Formulators have used paraffin in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, fruit and vegetable coatings, textiles, polishes, lubricants, adhesives, candles, electronics, and crayons. view less
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Paraffin 160/165 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Paraffin
Paraffin 160/165 is made up of straight chain, saturated hydrocarbons with low oil content. Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different straight cut paraffins which vary by molecular weight and melt point to best fit your requirements. Paraffin is no...view more Paraffin 160/165 is made up of straight chain, saturated hydrocarbons with low oil content. Koster Keunen carries an assortment of different straight cut paraffins which vary by molecular weight and melt point to best fit your requirements. Paraffin is non-toxic, non-irritating, and non-reactive. It offers excellent water barrier properties. Formulators have used paraffin in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, fruit and vegetable coatings, textiles, polishes, lubricants, adhesives, candles, electronics, and crayons. view less
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Permulgin D Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Ceteareth-20
Permulgin D is a non-ionic emulsifier that has been developed for difficult systems. This emulsifier will impart outstanding stability to a finished product. Permulgin D is highly stable in a wide pH range. This standard emulsifier is manufactured in the ...view more Permulgin D is a non-ionic emulsifier that has been developed for difficult systems. This emulsifier will impart outstanding stability to a finished product. Permulgin D is highly stable in a wide pH range. This standard emulsifier is manufactured in the USA by Koster Keunen. Permulgin D will improve the consistency and stability of emulsions even at low usage levels. It can produce a bright white, low odor, creamy formula. Developers will find many uses in all skin, hair and color applications. view less
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Powdered Carnauba Wax #1 NF ARP Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax
Powdered Carnauba Wax #1 NF ARP is a high melt point, hard, natural vegetable wax from the leaves of the palm Copernicia Cerifera, native to Brazil. Quality is determined by the age of the leaves and is categorized by color. NF Carnauba Wax is available i...view more Powdered Carnauba Wax #1 NF ARP is a high melt point, hard, natural vegetable wax from the leaves of the palm Copernicia Cerifera, native to Brazil. Quality is determined by the age of the leaves and is categorized by color. NF Carnauba Wax is available in flake and powder form. Carnauba Wax will produce different textures depending on the application. It is widely used to increase thermal stability, gloss, hardness, and slip. It can be used at any level to obtain the properties the chemist requires. Applications include color cosmetics, skin and hair care, pharmaceuticals, food and fruit coatings, automotive, furniture and leather polishes, and many industrial applications. view less
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Powdered Organic Carnauba Wax #1 NF Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax
Powdered Organic Carnauba Wax #1 NF is a natural vegetable wax from the leaves of the palm Copernicia Cerifera, native to Brazil. Organic Carnauba Wax is type 1 prime yellow wax. Carnauba Wax has a high melt point, high gloss, and is the hardest of the na...view more Powdered Organic Carnauba Wax #1 NF is a natural vegetable wax from the leaves of the palm Copernicia Cerifera, native to Brazil. Organic Carnauba Wax is type 1 prime yellow wax. Carnauba Wax has a high melt point, high gloss, and is the hardest of the natural waxes. Usages include cosmetics, skin care, hair care, food, pharmaceuticals and nutritional applications. view less
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Rice Bran Wax (224) Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax
Rice Bran Wax (224) is a high melting point vegetable wax obtained from winterization of rice bran oil. Rice Bran Wax primarily consists of high molecular weight monoesters ranging from C-46 to C-66. Our refinement process allows the wax to retain policos...view more Rice Bran Wax (224) is a high melting point vegetable wax obtained from winterization of rice bran oil. Rice Bran Wax primarily consists of high molecular weight monoesters ranging from C-46 to C-66. Our refinement process allows the wax to retain policosanols, phospholipids, phytosterols and squalene for superior quality. Rice Bran Wax is used in cosmetics, skin care, and hair care. Formulators will find it acts as a thickener, binder, plasticizer, and gelling agent. In sticks, it contributes to hardness, texture, strength and mold release. Koster Keunen Rice Bran Wax can be used as a substitute for Candelilla in many formulations. view less
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Rice Bran Wax (849) Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax
Rice Bran Wax (849) is a high melting point, natural wax extracted from rice bran oil. Rice Bran Wax primarily consists of high molecular weight monoesters ranging from C-46 to C-66. This cost effective vegetable wax is used in many general applications f...view more Rice Bran Wax (849) is a high melting point, natural wax extracted from rice bran oil. Rice Bran Wax primarily consists of high molecular weight monoesters ranging from C-46 to C-66. This cost effective vegetable wax is used in many general applications for thickening and binding. view less
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Sunflower Wax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax
Sunflower Wax is a vegetable wax obtained from the winterization of sunflower oil. This wax consists of long chain, saturated C-42 to C-60 esters. These esters correlate to hardness, crystalline structure, and a high melting point. It functions as a stron...view more Sunflower Wax is a vegetable wax obtained from the winterization of sunflower oil. This wax consists of long chain, saturated C-42 to C-60 esters. These esters correlate to hardness, crystalline structure, and a high melting point. It functions as a strong gellant and consistency modifier in sticks and emulsions. Sunflower Wax improves oil binding in sticks; and it contributes to hardness, texture, strength and mold release. It can also provide emolliency, film formation and lubricity and is most commonly used in lipsticks and other anhydrous color cosmetics, foundations, mascaras, skin and hair care. view less
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SynKos 2030 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Synthetic Wax
SynKos 2030 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Wax...view more SynKos 2030 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Waxes are used as gelling agents, thickeners, viscosity modifiers, and barriers. They are also used to modify hardness, slip and melting point. These products have compatibility with all cosmetic systems including vegetable oils, esters, and low viscosity fluids such as cyclomethicone and isododecane. Request our gel data to achieve the gel that is best for each system. view less
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SynKos 2040 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Synthetic Wax
SynKos 2040 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Wax...view more SynKos 2040 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Waxes are used as gelling agents, thickeners, viscosity modifiers, and barriers. They are also used to modify hardness, slip and melting point. These products have compatibility with all cosmetic systems including vegetable oils, esters, and low viscosity fluids such as cyclomethicone and isododecane. Request our gel data to achieve the gel that is best for each system. view less
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SynKos 2050 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Synthetic Wax
SynKos 2050 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Wax...view more SynKos 2050 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Waxes are used as gelling agents, thickeners, viscosity modifiers, and barriers. They are also used to modify hardness, slip and melting point. These products have compatibility with all cosmetic systems including vegetable oils, esters, and low viscosity fluids such as cyclomethicone and isododecane. Request our gel data to achieve the gel that is best for each system. view less
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SynKos 2060 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Synthetic Wax
SynKos 2060 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Wax...view more SynKos 2060 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Waxes are used as gelling agents, thickeners, viscosity modifiers, and barriers. They are also used to modify hardness, slip and melting point. These products have compatibility with all cosmetic systems including vegetable oils, esters, and low viscosity fluids such as cyclomethicone and isododecane. Request our gel data to achieve the gel that is best for each system. view less
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SynKos 2065 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Synthetic Wax
SynKos 2065 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Wax...view more SynKos 2065 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Waxes are used as gelling agents, thickeners, viscosity modifiers, and barriers. They are also used to modify hardness, slip and melting point. These products have compatibility with all cosmetic systems including vegetable oils, esters, and low viscosity fluids such as cyclomethicone and isododecane. Request our gel data to achieve the gel that is best for each system. view less
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SynKos 2080 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Synthetic Wax
SynKos 2080 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Wax...view more SynKos 2080 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Waxes are used as gelling agents, thickeners, viscosity modifiers, and barriers. They are also used to modify hardness, slip and melting point. These products have compatibility with all cosmetic systems including vegetable oils, esters, and low viscosity fluids such as cyclomethicone and isododecane. Request our gel data to achieve the gel that is best for each system. view less
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SynKos 2590 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Synthetic Wax
SynKos 2590 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Wax...view more SynKos 2590 is a white, synthetic wax with unique gelling and texturizing capabilities. SynKos waxes are synthetic polymers that are highly compatible, cost effective waxes that can also replace petrochemical waxes, petrolatum and polyethylene. SynKos Waxes are used as gelling agents, thickeners, viscosity modifiers, and barriers. They are also used to modify hardness, slip and melting point. These products have compatibility with all cosmetic systems including vegetable oils, esters, and low viscosity fluids such as cyclomethicone and isododecane. Request our gel data to achieve the gel that is best for each system. view less
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Synthetic Beeswax 122 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Synthetic Beeswax
Synthetic Beeswax 122 is a cost-effective replacement to beeswax designed and manufactured by Koster Keunen. Synthetic Beeswax 122 will mimic the major and minor components of beeswax in a cost effective way giving the structure your system will need. Use...view more Synthetic Beeswax 122 is a cost-effective replacement to beeswax designed and manufactured by Koster Keunen. Synthetic Beeswax 122 will mimic the major and minor components of beeswax in a cost effective way giving the structure your system will need. Use in sticks, lip balms, anhydrous systems, color cosmetics and skin care formulations. view less
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Synthetic Candelilla Wax R-4 Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Synthetic Beeswax (and) Synthetic Wax (and) Stearic Acid
Synthetic Candelilla Wax is a cost effective alternative to natural candelilla wax. It is a light in color, hard, and brittle wax. This chemistry is designed to match the properties and characteristics of natural candelilla. Formulators looking to replace...view more Synthetic Candelilla Wax is a cost effective alternative to natural candelilla wax. It is a light in color, hard, and brittle wax. This chemistry is designed to match the properties and characteristics of natural candelilla. Formulators looking to replace candelilla wax will find our synthetic version produces excellent structure and gloss. It is highly compatible with all types of standard raw materials and can be used in color cosmetics, hair care and skin care. view less
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Synthetic Japan Wax Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Synthetic Japan Wax
Synthetic Japan Wax is a synthetic alternative designed to duplicate the physical and chemical properties of natural Japan Wax. Formulators can use our Synthetic Japan Wax to add slip and glide to a host of formulations including color cosmetics, crayons ...view more Synthetic Japan Wax is a synthetic alternative designed to duplicate the physical and chemical properties of natural Japan Wax. Formulators can use our Synthetic Japan Wax to add slip and glide to a host of formulations including color cosmetics, crayons and pencils. view less
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Vegetable Wax Natural Koster Keunen, Inc.
  • INCI Name:
    Hydrogenated Palm Oil (and) Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter (and) Cetyl Palmitate
Koster Keunen Vegetable Wax is a mixture of natural triglycerides and monoesters. It is a cost-effective way to replace butters and build structure in many applications. Formulators can use Koster Keunen Vegetable Wax as a thickener, gelling agent, moistu...view more Koster Keunen Vegetable Wax is a mixture of natural triglycerides and monoesters. It is a cost-effective way to replace butters and build structure in many applications. Formulators can use Koster Keunen Vegetable Wax as a thickener, gelling agent, moisturizer and emollient. Uses include SPF products, mascaras, sticks, lip balms, emulsions, and hair products. view less
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