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fat·ty al·co·hol

a long chain alcohol, analogous to the fatty acids, of which the fatty alcohol may be viewed as a reduction product; for example, octadecanol from stearic acid. It is often found esterified in waxes.
Synonym(s): wax alcohol

fatty alcohol

n.
Any of various alcohols derived from natural sources or prepared synthetically, used especially as emulsifiers and surfactants in cosmetics, detergents, pharmaceuticals, plastics, and other industrial products.

fatty alcohol

a hydroxy derivative of a hydrocarbon from the paraffin series.
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All over the world, the demand for fatty acids and fatty alcohols is swelling in end-user industries such as cosmetics, food, plastics, and rubber," said Frost & Sullivan Chemicals, Materials & Food consultant Sharmila Subramaniam.
Editor's note: Policosanols are fatty alcohols found in many plants such as wheat, sorghum, sugar cane and also in beeswax.
Sjogren--Larsson syndrome (SLS) is a metabolic disorder characterized by an accumulation of long-chain fatty alcohols in plasma (1, 2).
The fatty alcohols like cetyl, stearyl and ceteryl are used as emollients but are often wrongly associated with ethyl.
Adol fatty alcohols and Adogen fatty amides are also used as internal and external lubricants.
This reports segments various oleochemcials as fatty acids, fatty alcohols and glycerin and measure performance for each of the oleochemical along with their volumes and revenues estimates and forecast from 2010 to 2018.
Depending on the products, the market is segmented into distilled fatty acids, stearic acid, polyunsaturated fatty acids, fractionated fatty acids, glycerin and fatty alcohols.
4% share of the overall fatty alcohols market, and for 14% share of the overall C16+ fatty alcohols market in 2014.
The composition is comprised of a first phase comprising a lamellar lathering cleansing phase comprising a surfactant, water and a lamellar structurant selected from the group consisting of fatty acids, fatty esters, trihydroxystearin, fatty alcohols and mixtures thereof; and at least one additional phase comprising a non-lathering structured aqueous phase comprising 70% or more of water and a water structurant comprising a polymeric water structurant and an associative water structurant.
These catalysts are used in the production of fatty alcohols, sulfuric acid and butanediol and for the removal of impurities from olefins.
However, fatty alcohols are expected to be the fastest growing source for glycerol production at an estimated CAGR of 8.