stearyl alcohol


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ste·a·ryl al·co·hol

(stē'ă-ril al'kŏ-hol),
An ingredient of hydrophilic ointment and hydrophilic petrolatum; also used in the preparation of creams.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ste·a·ryl al·co·hol

(stē'ă-ril al'kŏ-hol)
An ingredient of hydrophilic ointment and hydrophilic petrolatum; also used in the preparation of creams.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Lactose (BDH, England), magnesium stearate (Fluka, Germany), Gelucire 50/13 (Gattefosse, France), stearyl alcohol (BDH chemicals Ltd, England) and isopropyl alcohol (Merk, Germany) were purchased and used as such.
Cetyl stearyl alcohol (Seppic) (Cetearyl alcohol) 1.50
INGREDIENTS WT% Phase A Lonzest MSA (Lonza) 1.6 (Glyceryl stearate) LactoPro CLP (Lonza) 1.0 (Lactobacillus/milk solids/soybean oil ferment (and) cyclodcxtrin Cetyl alcohol (Sigma) 0.7 Stearyl alcohol (Sigma) 0.3 Carsoquat CT429 (Lonza) 1.72 (Cetrimonium chloride) Water q.s.
It also contains ingredients selected from the group consisting of cationic surfactants, nonionic surfactants, amphoteric surfactants, cellulose polymers, cetearyl alcohol, behentrimonium methosulfate, stearyl alcohol, glycerin, almond oil, jojoba oil, avocado oil, silicone polymers, silicone oil and combinations thereof; and an alcohol selected from the group consisting of ethanol, isopropanol, phenoxyethanol and combinations thereof.
Arlamol PS15E (Croda) (PPG-15 stearyl alcohol) 3.00