Phytol
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Phytol
Alias
2-Hexadecen-1-ol, 3,7,11,15-tetramethyl-, (2E,7R,11R)-
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Alcohol
CAS No.
150-86-7; 7541-49-3
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C20H40O
Molecular Weight: 296.53
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: liquid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rabbit skin LD50: > 5000mg/Kg; rat oral LD50: > 5000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, emulsifying, lubricating abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Conditioning agent, emollient, masking agent, perfume in personal care products.
Use as intermediate. eg: synthesis of vitamin E, vitamin K.
Use as lubricant.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 150-86-7
Update: 20130920(1);