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FA 18/96-U Stearyl Alcohol DEO Grade

INCI Name: Stearyl Alcohol
Product Code: 0351
CAS #: 112-92-5
EINECS: 204-017-6
Brand: HallStar®

FA 18/96-U Stearyl Alcohol DEO Grade is a biodegradable, high C18 content stearyl alcohol with small amounts of C16 and C20 all derived from vegetable feedstock. It is a waxy white solid with a mild soapy odor at room temperature, and finds widespread application as and opacifier, emulsion thickener/bodifier and stabilizer, viscosity stabilizer in stick applications. The small additions of C16 and C20 allow the ingredient to avoid crystalization when cooling a stick product during the manufacturing and filling process.

Features & Benefits:

  • Emollient
  • Emulsion Stabilizing Agent
  • Bodying Agent
  • Opacifier
  • Plant Derived / Vegetal Based
  • Viscosity Stabilizer
  • Deodorant Agent
  • Stabilizing Agent
  • Structurant
  • Water Insoluble/hydrophobic
Color, APHA 15
Appearance White waxy solid
Hydroxyl Value (mg KOH/g) 203 - 210
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) <0.5
Iodine Value (gI2/100g) 1.0 maximum
Moisture (%) <1.0
Melting Point (°C) 55 - 60
C16 (%) >1.0
C18 (%) 95.0 - 97.0
C20 (%) <2.0
Insoluble In
  • Water
Soluble In
  • Alcohol [Ethanol]
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Mineral Oil
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Paper bag - 50lbs

Regional Approvals:

  • Global


  • Antiperspirants
  • Deodorants
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Lip care
  • Makeup
  • Men's grooming

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