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Cetyl Alcohol


Cetyl alcohol is a fatty alcohol that is used as an emollient, emulsifier, thickener, and surfactant in cosmetics and skincare products.

CAS Number
Hexadecan-1-ol, Palmityl alcohol
Chemical Formula


Healthcare Chemicals

• Softening and smoothing the skin and hair as an emollient
• Helping to blend and stabilize the ingredients as an emulsifier
• Increasing thickness and creaminess.
• Reducing the transparency and enhancing the texture as an opacifier
• Acting as a surfactant and a carrier for other ingredients

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