Product Overview

Cola®Fax CPE is an oil soluble long chain organic phosphate ester supplied as a free acid in flake form. It is generally used as a co-emulsifier with low HLB nonionics, and is non-irritating to skin. Cola®Fax CPE is easily dissolved into either phase during emulsion processing and can be neutralized in-situ with various cations. Cola®Fax CPE, at low use concentrations, will enhance the stability of emulsions and thicken cremes and lotions. It can replace TEA-stearate in most preparations. Cola®Fax CPE is ideally suited for use in many dermatological and personal care products.

Cola®Fax CPE is “Derived Natural” with a Natural Origin Index of 1 in accordance with ISO 16128 guideline.

INCI: Cetyl Phosphate
Description: High Monoester Cetyl Phosphate


US (TSCA), EU (REACH), Canada (DSL), Australia (AICS), Japan (ENCS), China (IECSC - IECIC), Philippines (PICCS), New Zealand (NZIOC), Taiwan (TCSI)

NGO Certifications

  • Whole Foods Market® Premium Body Care™ ingredient​

  • Readily biodegradable per OECD 301 methods.  This product meets the criteria for a surfactant under the EU Detergents Regulation (EC) 648/2004.



CAS #: 3539-43-3