Purity Grade:No purity grade applicable
Appearance:White-waxy flakes, faint odor
Storage:Store in a closed container at a dry place at room temperature
Country of Origin:China
Raw Material Source:Vegetable oils
Manufacture:Cetyl palmitate is produced by reacting cetyl alcohol with palmitic acid.
Animal Testing:Not animal tested
GMO:No data available
Vegan:Does not contain animal-derived components
Pure vegetable lipid ester derived from cetyl alcohol & palmitic acid (naturally occurring fatty acid). Cetyl palmitate is a natural substance as it occurs naturally in spermaceti of sperm whales. Required HLB is 10. Melting point 43-48°C (109-118°F). Made from sustainable palm oil (RSPO certified).
- Great skin-conditioning and emollient ingredient
- Used as occlusive and masking ingredient
- Enhances emulsion stability
- Excellent film former
- Reduces greasy feel of oil systems
- Improves payoff characteristics in stick cosmetics
Add to oil phase of formulas, usual final concentration 2-15%. For external use only.
Color cosmetics (e.g. lipsticks), hair care, lotions, creams, moisturizers, cleansers, deodorant sticks, sunscreens.