EsteCare ™ 120AJ is a classical emulsifier for creams and lotions. It has many uses, such as surfactants in detergent formulations both, industrial and domestic. These are also used as cleaning agents, scouring agents, wetting agents and dispersants or emulsifiers in textile formulations. It is also used as emulsifiers, solubalizers in cosmetics and health care formulations.

INCI Name: Cetyl Alcohol

Chemical Name: 1-Hexadecanol

CAS Number: 36653-82-4

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Identification & Functionality

Applications & Uses


Physical Form
White to off white waxy solid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH (at 5% Aqueous)6.5 - 7.5--
Acid Valuemax. 1mg KOH/g-
Colormax. 100-APHA (Melt)
Hydroxyl Value75 - 90mg KOH/g-
Moisture Contentmax. 1%-

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Storage & Handling

Storage Conditions

Store in a cool, well-ventilated place, out of direct sunlight. Keep container tightly closed. Store locked up. Store away from incompatible materials. Store in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.