It is made from a mixture of Cetyl alcohol and stearyl aclcohol. It can be used as an emolient and thickener. Creates oil in water mixtures.
Personal care, Hair Care and cosmetics
Must be melted and added to the hot oil phase of a mixture. Used in concentrations ranging from 0.5-10%
Used to thicken non gelling mixtures and enhances viscosity. Can be used as an emulsifier/thickener combination if concentrations are below 2% and can increase foaming when used with surfactants.