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Lipex Shea W™

AAK - Personal Care Division


  • SegmentPersonal care
  • INCI nameShea Butter Cetyl Esters
  • CAS numbers869110-09-8
  • Performance claimsHair conditioning, Moisturising, Skin conditioning
  • Sustainability claimsBiodegradable, Eco-friendly, Natural, Plant-based, Renewable, Safe, Sustainable, Vegan
  • FunctionEmollients, Structuring agents
  • ApplicationsBalms, Butters, Conditioners, Creams, Emulsions, Lip care, Lotions, Waxes
  • Usage level2-5%
  • Chemical groupEsters
  • Chemical propertiesHydrophobic
  • Physical propertiesSolid at STP
  • AppearanceSolid
  • ColorsWhite
  • OriginButyrospermum Parkii
  • GHS classificationNot applicable
  • Certifications
    • China-approved
  • Renewable Carbon Index (RCI)100%

Ingredient Description

Solid shea butter wax ester. Dry and velvety skin feel. Optimized for color cosmetics and anhydrous skin care formulations.


  • Packaging info
    25 kg box


  • Company nameAAK - Personal Care Division
  • Legal nameAAK Sweden AB
  • HeadquartersMalmö, Sweden
  • Number of employees3,400
  • DescriptionAAK is a world leading producer of specialty vegetable oils and fats with more than 140 years’ experience of innovating and customizing value adding solutions across the food, confectionery and cosmetics industries. The company is renowned for its co-development approach which is rooted in the insight that the best solutions are created through collaboration. Expert teams work closely with customers to develop tailored solutions designed to achieve lasting business value. The AAK Personal Care division is dedicated to supplying sustainably sourced, botanically derived emollients that deliver advanced functionality, superior sensory properties and excellent stability across a wide range of cosmetic applications.
  • WebsiteCompany website