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HallStar® CO-1895 Stearyl Alcohol

INCI Name: Stearyl Alcohol
Product Code: 0177
CAS #: 112-92-5
EINECS: 204-017-6
Brand: HallStar®

HallStar® CO-1895 Stearyl Alcohol is a biodegradable, high C18 content stearyl alcohol derived entirely from vegetable feedstock. It is a waxy white solid with a mild soapy odor at room temperature, and finds widespread application as an opacifier, emulsion thickener/bodifier and stabilizer, viscosity stabilizer, and rinse-out hair conditioning component. All components of HallStar® CO-1895 Stryl Alc are listed in the following countries. Registration numbers for the active ingredients are included in parentheses: Europe (EINECS 204-017-6), Canada (DSL 112-92-5), Australia (AICS 112-92-5), United States (TSCA 112-92-5), China (IECSC listed), Japan(ENCS listed), Korea (KECI listed), Philippines (PICCS listed), New Zealand and Switzerland.

Features & Benefits:

  • Biodegradable
  • Bodying Agent
  • Emollient
  • Emulsion Stabilizing Agent
  • 80% reduction in VOCs compared with Texanol: meets and exceeds international regulations for no VOCs
  • Opacifier
  • Plant Derived / Vegetal Based
  • Viscosity Stabilizer
Appearance Waxy white solid
Color (APHA = PtCo) 15
Hydroxyl Value (mg KOH/g) 208
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 0.1
Iodine Value (gI2/100g) 0.6
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 0.5
Water [Moisture] (%) 0.04
C16 (%) 1
C18 (%) 97
C20 (%) 1
Hydrocarbons 0.3%
Melting Point (°C) 58
Boiling Point (°C) > 249 (760 mm Hg)
RVOC, U.S. EPA (%) 0
Insoluble In
  • Water
Soluble In
  • Acetone
  • Alcohol [Ethanol]
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Mineral Oil (hot)
  • Vegetable Oil (hot)
Toxicology Profile
  • CIR Expert Panel: Safe at up to 50% in present practices of use.
  • Inhalation: Dusting may result in slight irritation.
  • Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal irritation.
  • JACT/IJT Reference(s): J. Am. Coll. Toxicol. (JACT) 4(5):1-29, 1985.
  • Ocular / Eye Irritation: May produce a mild but transient irritation.
  • Skin Irritation: Prolonged exposures may cause slight transient irritation. Heated product may cause thermal burns if contacted.
  • Bag - 50lbs
  • Drum - 360lbs
  • Supersack - 1500lbs

Regional Approvals:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • China
  • EU
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Taiwan
  • US


  • Antiperspirants
  • Bath Additives
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Daily Wear Sun Care
  • Depilatories
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Nail Care
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Shampoos
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Acid neutralizer


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Name Regional Acceptance  Formula Number
PEG and D5 Silicones Free Antiperspirant StickASEAN, Australia, Canada, China, EU, Global, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ15-181
PEG-Free Hydration Body CreamUS, Canada, China, EU, Taiwan, Japan, Philippines, Korea, New Zealand, ASEAN, MERCOSURJZ15-185B

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