Kostene C-30

Kostene C-30 is a low molecular weight polyethylene. When used in conjunction with volatile oils and solvents such as cyclomethicone, isopar and isododecane, it will act as a thickener and add hardness and slip to formulations.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 67-75 °C
Congeal Point ASTM D938 67-75 °C
Penetration ASTM D1321 5-18 dmm
Viscosity ASTM D3236 3-15 cPs
Color Visual White

Formulation Guidelines

Kostene C-30 is used as a thickener to add hardness and slip, gelling agent, sunscreen enhancer, and film former. Formulators will find Kostene C-30 improves water resistance and pigment dispersion while providing barrier properties and viscosity modification.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Polyethylene

  • CAS #: 9002-88-4

  • EINECS #: 926-220-5

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 275

  • TRADE NAME: Kostene C-30

  • 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: Registered