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Cetyl alcohol - stearyl alcohol mixture

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Synonym(s):
Alcohol cetylis et stearylicus
NACRES:
NA.22

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USP/NF
tested according to Ph. Eur.

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Stearyl Alcohol Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

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PHR1115

Stearyl Alcohol

Cetyl Alcohol Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

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PHR1133

Cetyl Alcohol

1-Hexadecanol ≥99%

Sigma-Aldrich

W255408

1-Hexadecanol

agency

USP/NF

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traceable to Ph. Eur. S1350000, traceable to USP 1622000

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traceable to Ph. Eur. C0990000, traceable to USP 1103003

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meets purity specifications of JECFA

General description

Cetearyl alcohol is a combination of cetyl and stearyl fatty alcohols. It acts as an emulsion stabilizer, foam stabilizer, opacifying agent, and viscosity-increasing ingredient in both aqueous and nonaqueous solutions.

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Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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