Cetyl Esters Wax Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications
Cetyl Esters Wax is a wax mixture consisting primarily of esters of saturated fatty alcohols and saturated fatty acids. In the USP-NF, it is described as a mixture of primary esters of saturated fatty alcohols (C14-C18) and saturated fatty acids (14-C18). it is supplied as a white to off-white or translucent flaky material and exhibits a faint, aromatic odour.
Synonyms and Trade Names: Cetyl Esters Wax; Wax Cetyl Esters; Cera Cetyla; Crodarmal SS; Cutina CP; Liponate SPS; Protachem MST; Ritaceti; Ritachol SS; Spermaceti Wax; Starfol Wax CG, Synaceti 116
Pharmacopoeial Compliance: USP-NF
Uses and Applications: Emollient; and Emulsion Thickener
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