Cetostearyl Alcohol Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications
Cetostearyl Alcohol is a mixture of fatty acids, principally Cetyl (C16) and Stearyl (C18) alcohols, which may be of vegetal or synthetic origin. It is supplied as a white, waxy, solid or flakes, and it exhibits a characteristic odour.
Synonyms and Trade Names: Cetostearyl Alcohol; Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol; Crodacol Cs9o; Lanette 0; Speziol C16-18 Pharma; Tego Alkanol 1618; Tego Alkanol 685.S
Pharmacopoeial Compliance: USP-NF; Ph. Eur; BP
Uses and Applications: Emollient; Emulsifier, and Thickener.
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