Hexanoic acid, 3,5,5-trimethyl-
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C9H18O2
Molecular Weight: 158.24
Appearance: colorless oily liquid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water. soluble in ethanol, benzene.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent lubricating, dispersing, emulsifying, cleansing abilities. Oxidative stability better than azelaic acid.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Widely used in preparation of esters. esters can be used in personal care products, perfume, medicine.
Widely used in preparation of salts. salts can be used in cleaning products, paints.
Lubricant, corrosion inhibitor in metal processing oil.
Drier in paint.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.