Cetiol® C 5C is a naturally-based, light, and fast-spreading emollient for skin care and color cosmetics applications. Approved by COSMOS, NATURE, ECOCERT, BDIH, NPA, and is biodegradable and 100% derived from natural, renewable feedstocks. Cetiol® C 5C has a pleasant, dry skin feel, and was particularly designed to offer a good alternative to volatile silicones like Cyclomethicone, with the same light, silky feel. Clear, colorless, and skin-friendly, it supports the incorporation of powders and enhances the solubility of crystalline UV filters.

See this emollient in action in the Light & Airy SPF formulation!

Features & Benefits of Cetiol® C 5C

  • 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

Read the Salon Professional Brochure from BASF


  • 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



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