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Cetyl Alcohol

Our database has 887 products that contain Cetyl Alcohol.


Cetyl Alcohol is a fatty alcohol.

Cetyl Alcohol is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient, with about 9.89% of the products in our database containing it.

At a glance

form of
Fatty Alcohol

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 32596
  • INN Name: cetyl alcohol
  • EC #:  253-149-0
  • Ph. Eur. Name: alcohol cetylicus
  • All Functions: Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Foam Boosting, Masking, Opacifying, Surfactant, Viscosity Controlling
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.