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    Kolliwax® CA

    A commonly used fatty alcohol, consistency factor

    Kolliwax® CA is a C16 alcohol. The material is wax-like and is supplied as white to almost white free-flowing micro pearls. It functions as an O/W co-emulsifier, structure-building consistency factor, aerosol foam stabilizer and viscosity regulator. The raw material base is coconut oil, palm kernal oil, palm oil and/or palm stearine. Used as matrix builder in suppository masses. Kolliwax® CA is suitable for use in emulsions & creams, ointments and gels.

    Why use Kolliwax® CA
    Helps create a unique softness and creaminess in the end application
    Due to shorter fatty alcohol chains, product has good sensory properties on skin, flows nicely and has good consistency
    Superior manufacturing process resulting in improved efficiency and higher purity
    Commonly used fatty alcohol, consistency factor

    Technical Information

    Kolliwax® CA - Technical Information

    Kolliwax® Grades - consistency factors for topical pharmaceutical application and excipient for oral solid dosage forms

    Product Overview

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