Cetyl Alcohol acts as an emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, emollient, surfactant, pearlescing, foaming, aqueous and non-aqueous viscosity-increasing agent. It is derived from renewable vegetable oils. It is readily biodegradable and is GMO-free. It is bovine spongiform encephalopathy/ transmissible spongiform encephalopathy-free. It imparts an emollient feel to the skin. Cetyl Alcohol can be used in w/o emulsions, o/w emulsions, and anhydrous formulations as well as in hair conditioners and other hair products.


Cetyl Alcohol


  • Pigments > Pearlescing Agents (Polymers)
  • Surfactants / Cleansing Agents
  • Thickeners & Stabilizers
  • Emollients
  • Foaming Agents
  • Pigments > Opacifying Products
  • vegetal origin
  • foam booster
  • bio/ organic

Applications/Recommended for:

  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)
  • Hair care (Shampoos, Conditioners & Styling)
  • Creams, lotions & gels

Similar or Equivalent to:

  • AEC Cetyl Alcohol (A & E Connock (Perfumery & Cosmetics) Ltd.)
  • Alfol 16 Alcohol (Sasol North America, Inc.)
  • Cachalot C-50 cetyl alcohol (M. Michel and Company, Inc.)
  • Cetanol (Kokyu Alcohol Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
  • Cetanol SP-D50 (Kokyu Alcohol Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
  • Cetanol SP-D70 (Kokyu Alcohol Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
  • Cetanol SX (Kokyu Alcohol Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
  • Cetanol TK (Kokyu Alcohol Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
  • Cetyl Alcohol 98/F (Zschimmer & Schwarz Italiana S.p.a.)
  • Cetyl Alcohol NX (Kokyu Alcohol Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
  • Cetyl Alcohol 98/P (Zschimmer & Schwarz Italiana S.p.a.)
  • Cetyl Alcohol PC (Protameen Chemicals)
  • CO-1695 (Procter & Gamble Chemicals)
  • Crodacol C-70 (Croda, Inc.)
  • Crodacol C-95 (Croda, Inc.)
  • Crodacol C90 EP (Croda Europe, Ltd.)
  • Custom Cetyl (Custom Ingredients, Inc.)
  • Deodorized Cetanol (Kokyu Alcohol Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
  • Hainol 16SS (Kokyu Alcohol Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
  • Lanette 16 (BASF Corporation)
  • Lipocol C (Lipo Chemicals, Inc.)
  • Nacol 16-95 Alcohol (Sasol Germany GmbH Hamburg)
  • Nacol 16-98 Alcohol (Sasol Germany GmbH Hamburg)
  • Nacol 16-99 Alcohol (Sasol Germany GmbH Hamburg)
  • OriStar CA (Orient Stars LLC)
  • Rita CA (Rita Corporation)
  • Sabonal C 16 95 (Sabo s.p.a.)
  • Tego Alkanol 16 (Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH)





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