Hexanediol CG
Hexanediol CG

Hexanediol CG

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Hexanediol CG
Part Number: PRV-HEXDIOLCG-01
Int. Shipping: HS Code 1302190100

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Description: Blend of 1,2-hexanediol and 1,2-octanediol (caprylyl glycol). Stable at high and low pH values, and at high temperatures >100°C. Clear, colorless liquid, with mild characteristic odor. Water soluble.

CAS: 6920-22-5, 1117-86-8

INCI Name: 1,2-hexanediol, caprylyl glycol

  • Good moisturizer with anti-microbial properties
  • Improves vividness of color in lipsticks and other color cosmetics
  • Acts as a lubricant that may help reduce tackiness of polymers
  • Compatible with most cosmetic systems including anionic, cationic, non-ionic, amphoteric systems.
  • Has been shown to provide better protection for the skin barrier
  • Excellent safety and toxicological profile (free of epoxides and peroxides)

Use: Typical use level 0.5 - 1.5%. When making emulsions, add directly to the water phase. For O/W emulsions can also be added at post-emulsification stage. For aqueous formulations (gels or serums) use minimum dose of solubilizers as needed. For external use only.

Applications: Hair and skin cosmetics, bath products.

Country of Origin: USA

Raw material source: 1-hexene and hydrogen peroxide; alkylene oxide and glycerin

Manufacture: 1,2-hexanediol is produced by oxidizing the double bond of 1-hexene using hydrogen peroxide as an oxidizing agent. Caprylyl glycol is synthesized via catalytic oxidation of the corresponding alkylene oxide. Ethylhexylglycerin is made from glycerin.

Animal Testing: Not animal tested

GMO: GMO-free

Vegan: Yes

Documents: SDS, Fact Sheet, Sample Recipe, Certificate of Analysis

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