Cetyl Alcohol

  • CAS 36653-82-4
  • Molar weight 242.44 g/mol
  • Chemical formula C16H34O

In the cosmetics industry, it is used in shampoos and in the manufacture of skin creams and lotions. In the food industry, it is used as a multipurpose food additive, as a flavoring agent or in food decorations. Finally, it is used as a lubricant for nuts and bolts in the manufacturing industry.

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Cetyl Alcohol
  • CAS 36653-82-4
  • Chemical formula C16H34O
  • Molar weight 242.44 g/mol

Product details of Cetyl Alcohol

  • Pharma

  • Pastilles

Chemical formula


CAS number


Molar weight

242.44 g/mol

Specific Gravity


Melting Point

49.3 °C

Boiling Point

344 °C

Flash Point

185 °C


  • Cosmetics
  • Food additives
  • Lubricants
  • Paints
  • Paper

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