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Cetostearyl is a type of foam enhancing surfactant which is most commonly utilized in formulation of detergents, soaps, hand cleaners, and dishwashing liquids. It is known to have chemical formula C34H72O2 and molar mass of 512.948 g/mol. This compound also serves as emulsion stabilizer in various products with ability to increase viscosity. Cetostearyl appears as white colored waxy solid having soap like odor. It can donate & accept 2 hydrogen bonds during a chemical reaction. This chemical also possesses emollient properties that moisturize skin and makes it soft & supple.