Compritol® 888 CG MB

Multifunctional texturizing agent

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A natural multifunctional texturizing agent for skin care, makeup and sun care products, Compritol® 888 CG MB can be used as a consistency agent, an oil phase thickener and a stabilizer.

It allows the creation of ultra-melting and comfortable anhydrous balms and brings body to formulations.


  • Consistency agent
  • Oil phase thickener
  • Stabilizer
  • Increases heat stability
  • Use level 0.5-25%

  • 100% natural origin (ISO 16128)
    COSMOS approved
    Readily biodegradable
    Certified RSPO Mass Balance

  • Glyceryl Behenate

    China NMPA notified


Composition Compritol 888 CG MB

Of 100% vegetable origin, Compritol® 888 CG MB is made from a mix of fatty substances from seeds and rapeseed oil.

In the oil phase, it creates a thickening network that increases stability, even at high temperature.


Formulation cream in jar

Anhydrous balms:

  • Use Compritol® 888 CG MB in combination with Geleol® MB and Hydrogenated Castor Oil in a ratio of 2:2:1 to create a stable network


  • Enhances film forming and drying properties
  • Increases the stability of W/O emulsions (used at 0.5 – 2%)


  • Helps to create very stable sun care products


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Compritol® 888 CG MB brings many benefits in terms of sensory as it:

  • Allows the creation of ultra-melting and comfortable anhydrous balms
  • Brings body to formulations
  • Gives presence and comfort upon application
  • Improves skin feel and application due to superfatting properties
  • Does not "brake" during application (no drag effect)
  • Does not soap or whiten when applied on the skin (unlike other consistency agents such as long chain fatty acids or alcohols)