Benzoic acid, 3,4,5-trihydroxy-, dodecyl ester
3,4,5-Trihydroxybenzoic acid, dodecyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C19H30O5
Molecular Weight: 338.44
Appearance: white solid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 5000mg/Kg; rat intraperitoneal LD50: 100mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent emulsifying, dispersing, lubricating, anti-oxidizing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Widely used as antioxidants. eg: personal care products, food. Can not be used in infant products.
Use as emulsifying agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Emollient, conditioning agent in personal care products.
Use as lubricant, plasticizer.