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Oliwax LC
CAS No. 540-10-3; 26266-57-9; 223706-40-0

Oliwax LC is a vegetable Liquid Crystal promoter designed to stabilize oil-in-water emulsions and to improve the texture of emulsions. As a Liquid Crystal promoter, it is able to re-organize the emulsion's microscopic structure, acting as an emulsion stabilizing agent. The lamellar liquid crystals produce several bi-layers that enrobe the oil droplets, producing an energy layer preventing coalescence.
Oliwax LC provides the final product with sebum-control benefits due to an advanced technology which modifies the fatty acid group of the long carbon atom chains from olive oil (C16-C22) to obtain an oil-in-water dispersible system. It provides skin-hydration and a unique texture due to the high water content of the liquid crystalline structure (water incorporated between several bilayers). It may influence positively the delivery of active ingredients to the skin. It can enhance the efficacy of make-up removing formulations when compared with standard oil-in-water emulsions. Oliwax LC has also been shown to improve the efficiency of the final SPF value in skin care products containing physical sun filters due to the presence of the lamellar phase in the emulsion.

Applications

  • Face cleansers
  • Anti-aging serums (eye-contour and face fluids)
  • Fluid oil-in-water makeup foundations
  • Sun-care formulations

 

Typical usage rates:


O/W & W/O emulsions:

  • 1-3% as hydrating & moisturizing agent
  • 2-4% as Liquid Crystal structure promoter

Make-up products:

  • 1-5% as structure agent

Sunscreen Emulsions:

  • 1-2% as stabilizer of viscosity
  • 3-4% as SPF booster agent

 

Appearance: Off white flakes
Solubility: Soluble in oil
SAP Value: 115-145
HLB Value: 7 - 8


INCI: Cetyl Palmitate (and) Sorbitan Palmitate (and) Sorbitan Olivate

** 20 lb size is boxed and shipped separately from the balance of an order. Estimated shipping can be determined by placing the item in the cart on its own.

California Prop 65 Statement: The following statement is made in order to comply with the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This product is not known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Technical Data

 
Oliwax LC Technical Data
Oliwax LC Compositional Breakdown
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Oliwax LC MSDS

 


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