behenyl alcohol

Behenyl alcohol is a synthetic or plant-derived thickening agent and emulsifier used in cosmetics. It’s considered a fatty alcohol not related to drying forms of alcohol.

References for this information:

International Journal of Toxicology, 2008, May 2014, pages 77-142
Journal of the American College of Toxicology, 1988, pages 1-55, ePublication

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