NF Emulsifying Wax

Koster Keunen NF Emulsifying Wax is derived from plant based fatty alcohols. This emulsifier is highly stable in a wide pH range and highly compatible with most cosmetic and pharmaceutical ingredients. This material meets the monograph of the US Pharmacopeia and can be used in OTC and topical pharmaceuticals.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 50-54 °C
Saponification Value USP 401 14 Maximum mg KOH/g
Hydroxyl Value USP 401 178-192 mg KOH/g
Iodine Value USP 401 3.5 Maximum g/100g
Dispersion pH KK 237 5.5-7.0

Formulation Guidelines

Formulators will find this cost effective emulsifier easy to use in many applications. Koster Keunen NF Emulsifying Wax is non-toxic and can be used in all pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Cetearyl Alcohol, Polysorbate 60

  • CAS #: 67762-27-0, 9005-67-8

  • EINECS #: 267-008-6, 500-020-4

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 109

  • TRADE NAME: NF Emulsifying Wax

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 3 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