Cetiol V is a traditional, medium-spreading emollient for modern cosmetic applications. Cetiol V is a clear, slightly yellowish polar oil, with a characteristic odor, a mean molecular weight, and a spreading value of approx. 700 mm2 /10 min. This product has a cloud point of < 5°C, a refractive index (20°C) of 1.4555 – 1.4575, and an iodine number of 55-65. Through the addition of mixed tocopherols, the Cetiol V is protected from autoxidation. Depending on the storage temperature, the peroxide value may increase. The product quality is not impaired as long as the peroxide value remains below 8.0.

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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.

Applications for Cetiol V

  • After Sun
  • Baby Care and Cleansing
  • Body Care
  • Color Care
  • Face Care
  • Personal Care Wipes
  • Self Tanning
  • Sun Protection


  • Ethylether: freely soluble
  • Chloroform: freely soluble
  • Petrolether: freely soluble
  • Ethylalcohol: sparingly soluble
  • Paraffin Oil: freely soluble
  • Water: practically insoluble 

Cetiol V

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