Kester Wax K-82D

Kester Wax K-82D is a high molecular weight dimer acid ester. This ester is designed to gel common cosmetic ingredients including low viscosity oils, cyclomethicone and phenyl silicone fluids. K-82D is an excellent replacement for most petrochemical waxes due to its high molecular weight and branched structure.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 78-83 °C
Acid Value USP 401 <5 mg KOH/g
Ester Value USP 401 50-70 mg KOH/g
Penetration ASTM D1321 2-15 dmm

Formulation Guidelines

Kester Wax K-82D has strong gelling properties. This product allows simplicfication of the gellants needed in anhydrous systems. Consistency and texture can also be regulated by the concentration of K-82D.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Di-C20-40 Alkyl Dimer Dilinoleate

  • CAS #: 188680-92-4

  • EINECS #: Not assigned

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 167

  • TRADE NAME: Kester Wax K-82D

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 Years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • NON-GMO: Yes

  • CANADA: Unknown at time of print

  • JAPAN: Unknown at time of print

  • CHINA: Unknown at time of print

  • AUSTRALIA: Unknown at time of print

  • REACH: Polymer Exempt