Cetearyl alcohol comes as white, waxy, solid granules or flakes with no odour. It is a co-emulsifier and stabiliser used in oil-in-water (O/W) emulsions. It is made up of a mixture of fatty alcohols from plant origin (palm kernel), consisting mainly of cetyl and stearyl alcohols and is classified as a fatty alcohol.
Cetearyl Alcohol Standard Version
This product is 100% plant based Cetearyl Alcohol consisting of approximately 30% C16 alcohols and 70% C18 alcohols. This version is not currently listed on our COSMOS approved ACS Schedule for COSMOS approved non organic ingredients, however, the specs are similar to the COSMOS approved version. It is non GMO, not tested on animals and suitable for Vegans. The country of origin is India.
Cetearyl Alcohol COSMOS Approved Version
This Cetearyl Alcohol is listed on our COSMOS approved ACS Schedule for non organic ingredients, which means it is approved for use in COSMOS certified products. It consists of a minimum of 60% C18 alcohols and a minimum of 23% C16 alcohols. The country of origin is India. It is non gmo and 100% plant based Cetearyl Alcohol.