1,2-Butanediol, diesters with octanoic and decanoic acids
Butylene glycol dicaprylate/dicaprate
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, emulsifying, lubricating abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as emulsifying agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Emollient, conditioning agent in personal care products.
Use as plasticizer.