Hexadecanoic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester
Palmitic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C24H48O2
Molecular Weight: 368.64
Solubility: insoluble in water. soluble in ethyl ether.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: >5000mg/Kg; rabbit skin LD50: >5000mg/Kg.
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, dispersing agent.
Emollient, conditioning agent in personal care products.
Use as lubricant.