Lanette O NA is used for viscosity regulation in cosmetic oil-in-water emulsions. Lanette® O NA is a yellow wax that has a semi-translucent to opaque appearance which is supplied in pellets and flakes. On account of its consistency giving characteristics, Lanette O NA is mainly used in viscosity regulation. 

At higher temperatures, this product may melt and re-solidify upon cooling to form larger agglomerates or lumps. This type of change does not affect product quality.

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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 Lanette O NA

  • Sun Care
  • Skin Care
    • Anti-wrinkle products, body butter
  • Hair Care
    • Styling products, pomades, conditioners, waxes, solid shampoos
  • Face Care
    • Day or night creams
  • Baby Care
  • Beard Care
  • Hand Care


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

Lanette O NA


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Cetearyl Alcohol

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      Cetearyl Alcohol