Caprylic acid, cetyl ester
Octanoic acid, hexadecyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C24H48O2
Molecular Weight: 368.64
Solubility: insoluble in water. soluble in hot ethanol.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, emulsifying, lubricating abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as emulsifying agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Conditioning agent, emollient in personal care products.