Cetearyl Alcohol NF 70/30 Blend


Cetearyl Alcohol is a mixture of naturally derived (Coconut and Palm Oils) fatty alcohols consisting predominantly of Cetyl and Stearyl Alcohol. Cetearyl Alcohol offers very efficient viscosity building in your creams, lotions, and other personal care products, including anhydrous formulations such as body polishes or oil blends. This fabulous ingredient can be utilized to modify rheology and viscosity in the creation of both O/W and W/O emulsions. In addition to enhanced viscosity, Cetearyl Alcohol also imparts its own emolliency in the formulation. When compared to Cetyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Alchol offers enhanced viscosity building effects as well as improved penetration of other ingredients. Cetearyl Alcohol has long been known as a carrier and penetration enhancer. This widely used fatty alcohol is often employed as the sole conditioning agent in creme rinse or hair conditioner formulations, as it adequately moisturizes and improves wet/dry combout.

The 70/30 blend will create a much softer emulsion than the Cetearyl Alcohol 30/70 will.

If you are looking for a stiffer emulsion then look at Cetearyl Alcohol 30/70 or Cetyl Alcohol


Appearance: Off White Opaque Pellet or Flake
Odour: Characteristic Fatty
Solubility: Oil
Melt Point: 118F to 131F
Storage: Cool, Tightly Sealed, Protected from Moisture
Shelf: 30 Months when Properly Stored / Handled


Usage: 1 to 3%
Incorporation: Add to Oil Phase
Processing: Heat to Melt - 118 to 131F*
TIP: Usage above 3% Can Cause Soaping** in Emulsions


Skin Care: All Creams, Lotions
Body Care: Creams, Lotions, Salves and Anhydrous Products
Hair Care: Conditioners, Cream Rinse, Styling Aids

*For best results, always heat the processing phases of your emulsions to 170F.

**Soaping is the term used to describe the sensation of not being able to rub a cream or lotion into the skin. When this happens the product turns white on the skin as one attempts to rub it in, it will feel tacky, and will be difficult to get it to absorb.

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