Enhans SC-78

Enhans SC-78 is a natural carnauba derivative designed by Koster Keunen for use in personal care formulations. The combined natural chemistry with silicone allows for a highly compatible compound in formulations.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 78-85 °C
Acid Value USP 401 <8 mg KOH/g
Saponification Value USP 401 60-80 mg KOH/g
Penetration ASTM D1321 <12 dmm
Color Visual Light Brown to Red Brown

Formulation Guidelines

Enhans SC-78 can be used as a thickener, viscosity modifier, and melt point modifier. Formulators can add hardness and slip to a variety of cosmetics and anhydrous systems without producing a grainy gel. Applications include mascara, sticks, skin care and color cosmetics.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Stearoxy Dimethicone

  • CAS #: 8015-86-9, 68554-53-0

  • EINECS #: 232-399-4, 614-603-7

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 355

  • TRADE NAME: Enhans SC-78

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 Years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • GMO FREE: No

  • GRAS: No

  • CANADA: Components Listed

  • JAPAN: Components Listed

  • CHINA: Components Listed

  • AUSTRALIA: Components Listed

  • REACH: Unknown at time of print