Description: Liquid emollient ester similar to the natural oil derived from waterfowl. It is an odorless, colorless liquid derived from synthetic sources, thus assuring product uniformity. Spreads evenly on the skin to impart velvety softness, exhibits excellent adhesion properties and offers water-proofing benefits. Also called Cetearyl Octanoate.
INCI Name: Cetearyl 2-Ethylhexanoate
CAS #: 59130-69-7, 59130-70-0
Appearance @ 25°C: color, gardner: 1 Maximum
Odor: Slight, characteristic
Specific gravity @ 25°C: 0.8500-0.8590
Refractive index @ 25°C: 1.4440-1.4460
Molecular weight: 388
Acid value, MGKOH/G: 1.0 Maximum
Free fatty acid AS
Octanoic acid (MOL WT 144): 0.3 Maximum
Saponification value: 135-150
Iodine value: 1.0 Maximum
Flash point: 170°C
Solubility: Soluble in most organic solvents,such as alcohols, esters, ketones, mineral oil, natural fats, higher glycols, glycol ethers aliphatic, aromatic and chlorinated hydrocarbons.
Storage / Shelf Life: At temperatures less than 25°C product will become hazy. Warming and re-conditioning to 25°C restores clarity.
More Information: MSDS