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Stearyl alcohol

1- Octadecanol

Stearyl alcohol
Stearyl alcohol is a mixture of solid aliphatic alcohols comprising mainly of a 18 carbon straight chain alcohol. In non-aqueous formulations, it can be used as a major component of the oily base
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Stearyl alcohol
Stearyl alcohol
Primary function
Non-aqueous base
Typical use level
It is listed in the IID. For topical lotions, it can be used up to 5% w/w
Physical data

  • Appearance: hard, white, waxy pieces, flakes, or granules with a slight characteristic odour
  • Melting range: 57 - 60°C (Ph. Eur)

Benefits / Claims
Emollient, thickener, co-emulsifier, has also been evaluated as a penetration enhancer
Suitable for
Cream/ Emulsion
Hard gel capsules

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