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Lipex Shea WM™

AAK - Personal Care Division


  • SegmentPersonal care
  • INCI nameShea Butter Oleyl Esters
  • CAS numbers869110-10-1
  • Performance claimsMoisturising, Skin conditioning
  • Sustainability claimsBiodegradable, Eco-friendly, Natural, Plant-based, Renewable, Safe, Sustainable, Vegan
  • FunctionEmollients
  • ApplicationsBalms, Butters, Creams, Emulsions, Lip care, Lotions
  • Usage level1-15%
  • Chemical groupEsters
  • Chemical propertiesHydrophobic
  • Physical propertiesLiquid at STP
  • AppearanceLiquid, Semi-solid
  • ColorsYellow
  • OriginButyrospermum Parkii
  • GHS classificationNot applicable
  • Certifications
    • Halal
  • Renewable Carbon Index (RCI)100%

Ingredient Description

Liquid shea butter wax ester. Low spreading, it improves the sensory profile of anhydrous and emulsion formulations, delivering lower occlusivity and reduced tackiness. Suitable for general skin care and color cosmetics.


  • Packaging info
    9 kg cans, 185 kg drums


  • 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.
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