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Wool fat

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Gustav Heess

Lanolin. Wool fat by Gustav Heess acts as a humectant. It is a purified, waxy and anhydrous substance obtained from the wool of sheep. It is a mixture of esters from various acids and alcohols. In its molten condition, it is a clear, yellow liquid and its solution in benzine exhibit opalescence. Moreover, it forms emulsions with very good shelf-life and can absorb upto 300% water. It is excellent at penetrating the skin but can be a potential irritant and can trigger allergic reactions in sensitive skin. Wool fat finds application in formulating cosmetic products.

Wool fat Product details

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INCI Names
LANOLIN
Chemical Composition
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CAS Number
8006-54-0
EINECS/ELINCS No:
232-348-6
Appearance
Wax
Odor
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Color
Yellow
Product Status
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Regulatory Status
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Bio Based
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Bio Based Content Comments
Derived from wool of sheep

Wool fat Properties

Solubility Properties

Element
Test Condition
Test Method
Insoluble in
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Poorly soluble in
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Soluble in
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Last edited Jul 8, 2016
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