Cetiol® C 5 is a naturally-based, light, and fast-spreading emollient for skin care and color cosmetics applications. Approved by natural certifications around the world, Cetiol® C 5 has a pleasant, dry skin feel, and was particularly designed to offer a good alternative to volatile silicones like Cyclomethicone. Cetiol® C 5is a clear, colorless to slightly yellowish, medium polar oil.

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BASF Personal Care offers a wide range of products in various personal care market segments such as Antiperspirant/Deodorants, Body Care, Oral Care, Sun Care, and more. These high-performing products enable the development of formulations that fulfill consumer’s needs.

Features & Benefits of Cetiol® C 5

  • 100% natural, renewable feedstocks
  • Excellent substitution for silicones in personal care applications
  • Easier handling in production than a volatile substance (flash point >140°C)
  • Biodegradable
  • Easy to emulsify
  • Good skin compatibility
  • Cyclomethicone-like feel

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  • Skin Care
  • Cleanser
  • Treatment and Serums
  • Sun Care
  • Hair Care
  • Shampoo and Conditioners
  • Hair Color
  • Bath and Body Care
  • Personal Care
  • Men’s Care
  • Antiperspirants and Deodorants
  • Pet Care

Cetiol® C 5

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Cetiol® C 5 INCI:Coco-Caprylate

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