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HallStar® TA-1618 Cetearyl Alcohol

INCI Name: Cetearyl Alcohol
Product Code: 4889
CAS #: 67762-30-5
EINECS: 267-009-1
Brand: HallStar®

HallStar® TA-1618 Cetearyl Alc is a fatty alcohol derived entirely from vegetable (coconut and/or palm kernel, supplemented with palm oil stearine) feedstocks. 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® TA-1618 Cetearyl Alc are listed in the following countries; the registration numbers for the active ingredients are included in parentheses: Europe (EINECS 267-009-1), Canada (DSL 67762-30-5), Australia (AICS 67762-30-5) and United States (TSCA 67762-30-5), Japan (ENCS), China (IECSC), Korea (KECI), Philippines (PICCS) and Switzerland.

Features & Benefits:

  • Biodegradable
  • Bodying Agent
  • Emollient
  • Emulsion Stabilizing Agent
  • Feel Modification/Enhancement
  • Opacifier
  • Plant Derived / Vegetal Based
  • Viscosity Stabilizer
Appearance (25°C) White waxy solid
Color (APHA = PtCo) 10
Melting Point (°C) 50
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 0.5
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 0.6
Water [Moisture] (%) 0.02
Hydroxyl Value (mg KOH/g) 213
Carbon Chain Length Distribution C18: 71, C16: 29
RVOC, U.S. EPA (%) 0
Iodine Value (gI2/100g) 0.3
Odor Typical, mild waxy
Hydrocarbons 0.1
Insoluble In
  • Water
Soluble In
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Mineral Oil (hot)
  • Vegetable Oil (hot)
Toxicology Profile
  • CIR Expert Panel: Safe at up to 25% in present practices of use.
  • JACT/IJT Reference(s): J. Amer. Coll. Toxicol. (JACT) 7(3): 359-413 (1988).
  • Bag - 50lbs
  • Drum - 175lbs
  • Supersack - 1000 and 1500lbs

Regional Approvals:

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


  • Beach Wear Sun Care
  • Daily Wear Sun Care
  • Depilatories
  • Eye Area Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Cleansers
  • Facial Skin Care
  • Foot Care
  • Hair Conditioners
  • Hand & Body Care
  • Lip Care
  • Self-Tanners
  • Shampoos


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"No O" Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen CreamASEAN, Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ5-68
Broad Spectrum O/W Sunscreen Cream SPF 50GlobalJZ12-136
Broad Spectrum SPF 45 Sunscreen CreamCanada, EU, USJZ5-67
Hand Healing Gel CreamGlobalJH2-193C
Hydrating Leave-on Conditioner GlobalCS15-034-10B
Keep Calm Shave BalmGlobalJH2-188
Nourishing UV Lotion SPF 50+ PA++++ASEAN, China, EU, Japan, Korea, Philippines, TaiwanSZ-19037
Oil-in-Water Sunscreen SPF 20Canada, EU, USJZ5-12
Olive-Lemon Butter ZnO Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30ASEAN, Canada, China, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ12-140
Polyglyceryl Esters Sunscreen SPF 50ASEAN, Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ16-94
Recovery Hair MaskASEAN, Japan, MERCOSUR, USNAD025-08-07A

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