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Microcrystalline 176/186 #490

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Koster Keunen in-cosmetics global 2018

Microcrystalline Wax and Hydrogenated Microcrystalline Wax. Microcrystalline 176/186 #490 by Koster Keunen acts as a gelling agent, consistency factor and wax. It contains long, branched hydrocarbon chains and is characterized by its fine crystalline structure. It exhibits less oiliness, higher tensile strength, more adhesion and higher melting point than paraffin wax. It is flexible, non-toxic and non-irritating. It is not tested on animals. It is compatible with natural, mineral and synthetic raw materials. Used in formulating cosmetic products. It complies with Kosher and Reach regulations. It is listed on Canada, Japan, China and Australia inventories. Microcrystalline 176/186 #490 has a shelf life of minimum 2 years.

Microcrystalline 176/186 #490 Product details

Claims
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INCI Names
  • MICROCRISTALLINA CERA
  • HYDROGENATED MICROCRYSTALLINE CERA
CAS Number
63231-60-7, 64742-60-5
EINECS
264-038-1, 265-163-4
Color
White to yellowish
Product Status
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Regulatory Status
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Microcrystalline 176/186 #490 Properties

Property

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Test Method
Melting Point, USP 741
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Congealing Point, ASTM D938
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Penetration, ASTM D1321
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Viscosity, ASTM D3236
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Last edited May 3, 2018
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