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Stearyl Alcohol

Chemical Formula:

Synonyms

1-octadecanol
octadecyl alcohol

Description

White solid or flakes.

Uses

Stearyl alcohol is a nonionic surfactant used as a hair coating in shampoos and conditioners.

Stearyl alcohol is used as an emollient (skin softener), emulsifier, and thickener in creams and lotions.


stearyl alcohol: InChI=1/C18H38O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19/h19H,2-18H2,1H3


By Simon Quellen Field

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