Personal & Consumer Care Ingredients and Actives for Skin Care, Hair Care, Oral Care, and Home Care Products
Castorwax® Hydrogenated Castor Oils (Up one level)
INCI: Hydrogenated Castor Oil
Properties: Solid emollient (m.p. 87° C). Vegetable-derived, tasteless, nearly odorless. In the oil phase of oil/water emulsions it functions as an internal phase thickener and emollient. Occlusive. Reduces transepidermal water loss, hydrates the skin through humectancy via hydrogen bonding between water and the material's hydroxyl groups. Meets National Formulary requirements.
Applications: Topical drug products, suspensoid antiperspirant sticks, cosmetic pencils, lipsticks, creams and lotions.