From cosmetics to food products, Cremer is a leading provider of fatty alcohols.

See below for technical specs on our wide range of fatty alcohols and just a few of their potential applications.

Fatty Alcohol Potential Applications

Personal Care (Thickener, opacifier, emollient / moisturizer)

  • Conditioners
  • Skin creams, lotions and gels
  • Pharmaceutical ointments
  • Lipsticks
  • Foundations/concealers
  • Shampoos
  • Moisturizers
  • Perfume/cologne
  • Salt scrubs

Industrial

  • Lubricant for nuts and bolts
  • Plastic mold lubricant/release agent
  • Metal production lubricants
  • Liquid pool covers

Other

  • Flavor enhancer in food additive
  • Fabric softeners
  • Detergent booster
  • Defoamer
  • Intermediate thickening agent

Fatty Alcohol – Lauryl

CharacteristicsAL 1214CO 1214
TypeLaurylLauryl
Sap. Value0.5 Max0.5 Max
Acid Value0.1 Max0.1 Max
Moisture Value0.10 Max0.10 Max
Iodine Value0.3 Max0.3 Max
Hydroxyl Value280 - 290280 - 290
Melting Point(22)NR
Color, APHA10 Max10 Max
Residue on Ignition (%)0.1 Max0.1 Max
Unspecified Impurities1 Max1 Max
Related Alcohols & Unspecified Impurities10.0 Max10.0 Max
Color AppearanceWater White Mobile LiquidWater White Mobile Liquid
Saturated C80.3 Max0.3 Max
Saturated C101.0 Max1.0 Max
Saturated C1265 Min65 Min
Saturated C1421 - 2821.0 - 28.0
Saturated C164 - 84.0 - 8.0
Saturated C180.5 Max0.5 Max
Saturated C20
Hydrocarbon1.0 Max1.0 Max
CAS Number67762-41-867762-41-8

Fatty Alcohol – Cetyl

CharacteristicsAL 1695 NFCO 1695 NHADOL 52
TypeCetylCetylCetyl
Sap. Value1.0 Max1.0 Max1.0 Max (0.4)
Acid Value0.5 Max0.5 Max0.5 Max (0.19)
Moisture Value0.300.10 Max0.10 Max (0.05)
Iodine Value1.00 Max1.00 Max1.0 Max (0.8)
Hydroxyl Value220 - 235220 - 235220 - 235 (228)
Melting Point47 - 5047 - 5047 - 50 (49)
Color, APHA25 Max25 Max25 Max (3 - 6)
Residue on Ignition (%)0.1 Max0.1 Max0.1 Max
Unspecified Impurities1 Max1 Max1 Max
Related Alcohols & Unspecified Impurities10.0 Max10.0 Max10.0 Max
Color AppearanceWaxy White SolidWaxy White SolidWaxy White Solid
Saturated C8
Saturated C10
Saturated C12
Saturated C142.5 Max2.5 Max2.5 Max
Saturated C1695 Min95.0 Min95 Min (96.5)
Saturated C18NR4 Max4 Max
Saturated C20
Hydrocarbon1.5 Max1.5 Max1.5 Max
CAS Number36653-82-436653-82-436653-82-4

Fatty Alcohol – Stearyl

CharacteristicsAL 1895 NFCO 1895 NFCO 1897 NFADOL 62ADOL 61
TypeStearylStearylStearylStearylStearyl
Sap. Value1.0 Max1.0 Max1.0 Max1.0 Max (0.6)1.0 Max (0.3)
Acid Value0.5 Max0.5 Max0.5 Max0.5 Max (0.1)0.5 Max (0.1)
Moisture Value0.30 Max0.10 Max0.10 Max0.10 Max (0.04)0.10 Max (0.03)
Iodine Value1.0 Max1.0 Max1.0 Max2.0 Max (0.8)2.0 Max (0.4)
Hydroxyl Value200 - 215200 - 215200 - 215200 - 215 (204)200 - 215 (206)
Melting Point56 - 6056 - 6056 - 6056 - 60 (57)56 - 60 (58)
Color, APHA25 Max25 Max25 Max25 Max (8.0)25 Max (9.0)
Residue on Ignition (%)0.1 Max0.1 Max0.1 Max0.1 Max0.1 Max
Unspecified Impurities1 Max1 Max1 Max1 Max1 Max
Related Alcohols & Unspecified Impurities10.0 Max10.0 Max10.0 Max10.0 Max10.0 Max
Color AppearanceWaxy White SolidWaxy White SolidWaxy White SolidWaxy White SolidWaxy White Solid
Saturated C8
Saturated C10
Saturated C12
Saturated C14
Saturated C162.5 Max2.5 Max2.0 Max2.5 Max (0.8)2 Max
Saturated C1895 Min95.0 Min97.5 Min95 - 98 (96.6)97.5 Min (98.2)
Saturated C201.4 Max1.4 Max1.0 Max1.4 Max (0.6)1.0 Max (0.3)
Hydrocarbon1.0 Max1.0 Max1.0 Max1.0 Max1.0 Max
CAS Number112-92-5112-95-5112-95-5112-95-5112-95-5

Fatty Alcohol – Cetyl Stearyl

CharacteristicsAL 1618TA 1618ADOL 63
TypeCetyl StearylCetyl StearylCetyl Stearyl
Sap. Value1.0 Max2.0 Max2.0 Max
Acid Value0.1 Max1.0 Max1.0 Max
Moisture Value0.30 Max0.10 Max0.10 Max
Iodine Value1.0 Max1.0 Max1.0 Max
Hydroxyl Value210 - 220208 - 218208 - 218
Melting Point50 - 5448 - 56
Color, APHA25 Max25 Max25 Max
Residue on Ignition (%)0.1 Max0.1 Max0.1 Max
Unspecified Impurities1 Max1 Max1 Max
Related Alcohols & Unspecified Impurities10.0 Max10.0 Max10.0 Max
Color AppearanceWaxy White SolidWaxy White SolidWaxy White Solid
Saturated C8
Saturated C10
Saturated C12
Saturated C143.0 Max1.5 Max1.5 Max
Saturated C1622 - 3223.0 Min23.0 Min
Saturated C1866 - 7665.0 Min65.0 Min
Saturated C203.0 Max1.5 Max1.5 Max
Hydrocarbon1.2 Max1.2 Max1.2 Max
CAS Number67762-30-567762-30-567762-30-5