1,2-Hexadecanediol
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1,2-Hexadecanediol
Alias
Cetyl glycol
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Alcohol
CAS No.
6920-24-7
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C16H34O2
Molecular Weight: 258.44
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent emulsifying, dispersing, thickening, lubricating abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
98
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Conditioning agent, emollient, thickening agent in personal care products.
Use as lubricant.
Use as emulsion stabilizer.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Manufacturers
 
Update: 20130920(1);