(CDMF NO.: F20209990123)
Name: Cetyl Alcohol
Package: 5kg/drum, 20kg /drum
Appearance: White powder, granules, flakes or lumps;
It has a greasy taste and is a transparent oily liquid after melting.
Miscible with ethanol and almost insoluble in water.
Quality Standard: CHP2020; USP40-NF35; EP9.0
Widely used in cosmetics and formulations, such as suppositories, emulsions, lotions, creams, ointments, solid dosage forms that regulate the release rate.
*Used in suppositories to adjust the melting point.
*In the emulsion, the mixture of Cetyl Alcohol and Paraffin (1:19) can absorb 40% -50% of its own weight of water, and as a weak emulsifier, it can reduce the dosage of other emulsifiers.
Incompatibility:: This product is incompatible with strong oxidants. Cetyl alcohol can lower the melting point of ibuprofen, which will cause adhesion during the coating process of ibuprofen crystals.
Safety: In patients with prostatic dermatitis, cetyl alcohol is associated with the development of allergic delayed-type hypersensitivity. It has also been reported that this product has a cross-sensitizing effect with cetyl stearyl, lanolin and stearyl alcohol. Allergic reactions may be caused by impurities in industrial cetyl alcohol, because high-purity cetyl alcohol does not cause allergic reactions.
Storage: Preserve in well-closed containers.