Casid™ HSA (12-Hydroxystearic Acid)

Casid HSA is an efficient, thixotropic viscosity builder that will gel hydrocarbons, many esters, and certain silicones. Can be used by formulators as a primary oil-in-water emulsifier. 

INCI: Hydroxystearic Acid

Form: Flake

Properties: Vegetable based. Gels hydrocarbons, many esters and certain silicones. Moisturizing via occlusivity and humectancy. Higher melting point than stearic acid.

Applications: Anhydrous pigmented lip gels, antiperspirants, cosmetic pencils, hair styling waxes, creams, lotions

Certifications: Ecocert and Cosmos approved and certified



Application Highlights

Clear Lipgloss

Casid™ HSA

Natural gellent and structuring agent
for crystal clear formulas. 

Clear Antiperspirant or Deodorant

Casid™ HSA

Higher melting point than stearic acid for
stable stick formulas.

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