Cetyl Esters Wax is a naturally derived ester made up of a mixture of saturated fatty alcohols and fatty acids. It meets the monograph of the US Pharmacopeia and can be used in OTC products and topical pharmaceuticals. Cetyl Esters is primarily used to thicken emulsions while acting as an emollient for improved feel.
Cetyl Esters Wax is an NF product that functions as a thickener, emollient, and gellant. Formulators can find stabilizing or co-emulsifier abilities depending on the system. Applications include OTC, creams, lotions, sunscreens, hair care and color cosmetics.