Isostearyl alcohol (inci)

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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16-methylheptadecan-1-ol; CAS number: 27458-93-1; isooctadecan-1-ol; Isooctadecanol; Isostearin alcohol

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Isostearyl alcohol, a fatty alcohol with the molecular formula C18H38O is used in cosmetic formulations. The fatty alcohol is insoluble in water, soluble in ethanol and ether. It softens and smoothes the skin; increases or decreases the viscosity of cosmetic products; nourishes the skin.

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020