Lanolin

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INCI name

  • LANOLIN,

Alternative names

  • adeps lanae,
  • Adeps Lanae Anhydricus,
  • Cera Lanae,
  • Lanae Cera,
  • Lanolin Oil,
  • Wollfett,
  • Wollwachs, Flüssig,

Origin

  • Animal,

Definition

  • Lanolin. Fat-like substance derived from sheep wool. Contains a complex combination of esters and polyesters, consisting chiefly of cholesteryl and isocholesteryl esters of the higher fatty acids,

INCI function

  • antistatic,
  • emollient,
  • emulsifying,
  • skin caring,
  • hair conditioning,
  • Surfactant,

Product category

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Characteristics

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CAS-No.

  • 8006-54-0,

EINECS/EILINCS-No.

  • 232-348-6,

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