Lanolin alcohols is prepared by the saponification of lanolin followed by separation of the fraction containing cholesterol and other alcohols.Lanolin alcohols is an oily liquid used in topical pharmaceutical formulations and cosmetics as an emulsifying agent with emollient properties. It is used as a primary emulsifier in the preparation of water-in-oil creams and lotions and as an auxiliary emulsifier and stabilizing agent in oil-in-water creams and lotions.
Key Technical Parameters
|Acid Value,mgKOH/g||1.0 max.|
|Peroxide Value,me/kg||2.0 max.|
|Cholesterol Content||2.0% min.|