Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, C12-15-alkyl esters
C12-15 alkyl lactate
Solubility: slightly soluble in water. soluble in ethanol, benzene.
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.
Conditioning agent, emollient in personal care products.