Vertellus Specialties

Casid® HSA (12-Hydroxystearic Acid)

Key Applications

Hair Care; Skin Care

Product Description

Casid® HSA is an efficient, thixotropic viscosity builder that will gel hydrocarbons, many esters, and certain silicones. Formulators may make salts of Casid® HSA in situ for use as primary oil-in-water emulsifiers. It can be used in many personal care applications including anhydrous, pigmented lip gels; antiperspirants; cosmetic pencils; hair styling waxes; creams; and lotions.