Palmitic Acid

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INCI name

  • PALMITIC ACID,

Alternative names

  • Acidum Palmitinicum,
  • Cetylsäure,
  • N-Hexadecylsäure,
  • Palmitinsäure,

Origin

  • vegetable (predominantly),

Definition

  • Hexadecanoic acid,

INCI function

  • emollient,
  • emulsifying,

Characteristics

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CAS-No.

  • 57-10-3,

EINECS/EILINCS-No.

  • 200-312-9,

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