Behenyl Alcohol 2275

Behenyl Alcohol 2275 is a white, waxy solid with a minimum concentration of 70-80 percent of behenyl alcohol. This behenyl alcohol blend was produced to reduce the crystalline structure which enhances the functionality.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 63-67 °C
Acid Value USP 401 <0.1 mg KOH/g
Ester Value USP 401 <0.5 mg KOH/g
Hydroxyl Value USP 401 170-180 mg KOH/g
Iodine Value USP 401 <1 g/100g
Color Visual White to Off-White

Formulation Guidelines

Behenyl Alcohol 2275 functions as a thickener, binding agent, solubilizer and gellant. It can be used in color cosmetics, sunscreens, skin and hair care. Uses include SPF products, mascaras, sticks, lip balms, emulsions, hair products and antiperspirants.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Behenyl Alcohol

  • CAS #: 661-19-8

  • EINECS #: 211-546-6

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 354

  • TRADE NAME: Behenyl Alcohol 2275

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 Years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • GMO FREE: No

  • GRAS: No

  • CANADA: Listed

  • JAPAN: Listed

  • CHINA: Listed

  • AUSTRALIA: Listed

  • REACH: Unknown at time of print