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Oliwax® LC

INCI Name: Cetyl Palmitate, Sorbitan Palmitate, Sorbitan Olivate
Product Code: OLLC
Brand: Oliwax®

Oliwax® LC is a stabilizing agent and liquid crystal promoter that is able to reorganize emulsion structure on a microscopic level, It is recommended for use in innovative and sophisticated cosmetic products, either in emulsions (in water or oil phase) or anhydrous systems. The unique after-feel it creates is a result of the high water content of the liquid crystalline structure formed when in contact with the skin. Oliwax® LC is a waxy solid in flake form at 20°C (melting range 50 – 60°C) and is COSMOS-validated. Its recommended use level is 1% – 3%.

Features & Benefits:

  • Biodegradable
  • Co-emulsifying Agent
  • Emulsifying Agent (O/W)
  • Emulsion Stabilizing Agent
  • 80% reduction in VOCs compared with Texanol: meets and exceeds international regulations for no VOCs
  • Humectant
  • Moisturizing Agent
  • SPF Enhancement
Appearance Waxy solid in flakes (20°C)
Color White - ivory
Odor Slight, characteristic
Water [Moisture] (%) 1.0 maximum
Actives, % 99.0 - 99.9
Additives and Preservatives None
Soluble In
  • Ethyl Acetate
  • Mineral Oil (hot)
  • Vegetable Oil (hot)
  • Water (hot: dispersible)
Toxicology Profile
  • Biodegradability: Readily biodegradable (OECD 301-B)
  • Skin Irritation: Not irritating (patch test)
  • Drum - 20kgs

Regional Approvals:

  • EU
  • US


  • Daily Wear Sun Care
  • Acid neutralizer
  • Acid neutralizer


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