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Oleyl alcohol

(Z)- 9- Octadecen-1-ol

Oleyl alcohol
Oleyl alcohol is a mixture of unsaturated and saturated long-chain fatty alcohols mainly made up of oleyl alcohol and elaidyl alcohol. Being oily in nature, Oleyl alcohol finds good use as an emollient in topical formulations.
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Oleyl alcohol
Oleyl alcohol
Primary function
Emollient
Typical use level
Listed in IID. As an emollient in creams, it can be evaluated in the range of 2 - 5%
Physical data

  • Appearance: Colourless or light yellow oily liquid

Benefits / Claims
Functions as a penetration enhancer. Also confers occlusivity to the skin
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