Myristyl Alcohol

Myristyl Alcohol

  • Tetradecan-1-ol
  • 29051990
  • C14H30O
  • White waxy solid
  • 112-72-1
  • Tetradecanol
  • -
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Myristyl Alcohol



  • Textile
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Pharmaceuticals

Brief Overview

Myristyl alcohol, also known as Tetradecanol, is a long chain fatty alcohol with a chemical formula C14H30O. The 14 carbon atom chain is connected to a single hydroxide molecule. It is a white crystalline powder compound at room temperature with a waxy odor. The chemical is naturally found in spermaceti wax and sperm oil. Myristyl alcohol is highly flammable and should be separated from sources of heat.

Manufacturing Process

Myristyl acid is sourced from palm kernel oil and distillation is required to purify the product. In an industrial scale, myristyl alcohol is manufactured by the reduction of esters. Ester is reduced by undergoing hydride reduction with lithium aluminum hydride as a reducing agent. The ester is broken down into two alcohol constituent. On the other hand, fractionation of fatty alcohols (C-12 - C-14) are conducted to purify extract of myristyl alcohol.

Cosmetic Applications

The compound is mostly used in cosmetic application as an emollient and skincare moisturizer. The water retaining properties allows the ability of myristyl alcohol to keep the skin moisturize. Furthermore, the compound is classified as an emulsifier. The texture and creaminess of cosmetic products are maintained by the emulsifying properties of myristyl alcohol.

Pharmaceutical Applications

In pharmaceutical industry, myristyl alcohol is utilized in pharmaceutical application as a temperature regulated drug release system. The penetrative enhancing properties of the compound is used for oral, topical, and parental pharmaceutical products.

Myristyl Alcohol Suppliers - Tradeasia International

Tradeasia is fulfilling the needs of many international and national companies by offering premium quality of the raw compounds, which is prepared by professionals. We are the Top Myristyl Alcohol Supplier that serves the purpose of many of our clients, at budget-friendly rates. Paired up with our comprehensive supply capability, we are one of the best Myristyl  Alcohol Suppliers based in Singapore with a growing market in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Central America, and South America. Tradeasia International tends to make sure that the desired product is delivered within the given time frame without compromising on the quality at all. We offer negotiable prices for myristyl  alcohol with the best quality according to customer requirements

What Makes Tradeasia the Best Myristyl Alcohol Suppliers

Myristyl Alcohol suppliers in Indonesia play a very important role in increasing the productivity of myristyl alcohol, Tradeasia International being one of the best myristyl alcohol suppliers across the globe and a trusted company among myristyl alcohol buyers in Indonesia. Driven by the idea of providing top-quality chemical products for our customers, we aim to organize and offer top-quality lauryl alcohol that widely used in several industries for different purposes such as:

  • In the cosmetic application, myristyl alcohol is present in skincare moisturizer.

  • Myristyl alcohol is used in the production of creams as it has an emulsifier action

Myristyl  Alcohol price may vary according to the various regions across the globe, but if quality is the priority Tradeasia International is the best choice.

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