Glycol distearate

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Glycol distearate
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Names
IUPAC name
1,2-Ethanediyl dioctadecanoate
Other names
Ethylene glycol distearate; Ethylene distearate; Ethylene glycol dioctadecanoate
Identifiers
CAS number 627-83-8 YesY
ChemSpider 55120
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PubChem 61174
Properties
C38H74O4
Molar mass 594.99 g·mol−1
Appearance White Flake
Melting point 65 to 73 °C (149 to 163 °F; 338 to 346 K)[1]
Insoluble
Hazards
4,700 mg/kg (rat)
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Glycol distearate is a chemical compound used as an emollient in cosmetics and other consumer products.[2] It is the diester of ethylene glycol and stearic acid. It also produces pearlescent effects in cosmetics, like bath gel.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ethylene glycol distearate, chemicalland21.com
  2. ^ Glycol distearate, Household Product Database, National Institutes of Health