lauryl alcohol


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lau·ryl alcohol

(lôr′əl)
n.
A colorless solid alcohol used in synthetic detergents and pharmaceuticals.
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Inutec SP 1(INCI: Inulin lauryl carbamate), an emulsifier and emulsion stabilizer obtained from bonding inulin (chicory root) and lauryl alcohol moieties via a carbamate linkage, can emulsify high amounts of natural oils, butters and waxes either alone or in complex mixtures in typically less than 1% quantity.