INCI Name: Ozokerite wax
Ozokerite is naturally occurring mineral wax. It is black in nature but once refined; it becomes yellow-white in color. It hardens on aging and the hardness vaires according to its source and refienement. Qzokerite waxes thicken the oil portion of cosmetics and presonal care products, and help to prevent emulsions from seperating into their oil and liquid components.
|Name||Appearance||Solubility||Melting Point||Density||Penetration||Non volatiles|
|Ozokerite||White solid||Soluble in benzene, turpentine, either, slightly soluble in alcohol; insoluble in water||73 - 76 C||
0.85 - 0
|9 - 15 (1/10mm)||Negligible|