Sodium Cetostearyl Sulphate

EP, USP (Tested for Endotoxin & Microbes)

CAS #:


Molecular Formula:



Alcohol sulfate mono-C16-18, sodium salt

Molecular Weight:

694.04 g/mol


Sodium Cetostearyl Sulfate is the sodium salt of a mixture of cetyl and stearyl sulfate. It is a white to faintly yellow powder.

Characters Unit Specification
Appearance white or pale yellow amorphous or crystalline powder
Identification complies
Acidity or alkalinity complies
Sodium chloride and sodium sulphate % max. 8
Free cetostearyl alcohol % max. 4,0
Water % max. 1,5
Assay sodium cetostearyl sulphate % min. 90,0
Assay sodium cetyl sulphate % min. 40,0
Total areobic microbial count cfu/g max. 100
Total yeasts and moulds count cfu/g max. 50
E.coli cfu/g absent in 1g
Pseudomonas aeruginosa cfu/g absent in 1g
Staphylococcus aureus cfu/g absent in 1g
Salmonella cfu/g absent in 25g
Bacterial endotoxine IU/g max. 10

Shelf Life/Retest Date: Sodium Cetostearyl Sulphate can be kept for at least 2 years if stored under recommended conditions.

Storage/Shipping Conditions:

  • Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
  • Store at room temperature in the original container.
  • Store away from incompatible materials.

Pack Sizes: 1 Kg

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