cetostearyl alcohol


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ce·to·ste·a·ryl al·co·hol

(se-tō-stē'ă-ril al'kŏ-hol),
A component of the hydrophilic ointment ingredient known as emulsifying wax; a mixture of solid aliphatic alcohols consisting chiefly of stearyl and cetyl alcohols.
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Super Vasmol 33[R] is a popular emulsion-base permanent hair dye, containing mainly paraphenylenediamine (4%), with liquid paraffin, cetostearyl alcohol sodium lauryl sulphate, EDTA disodium, resorcinol, propylene glycol, herbal extracts, and permitted preservatives and perfume.