Tetradecanoic acid, 1-methylethyl ester
Myristic acid isopropyl ester
|Molar mass||270.45 g·mol−1|
|Boiling point||167 °C (333 °F; 440 K) at 9 mmHg|
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Isopropyl myristate is used in cosmetic and topical medicinal preparations where good absorption through the skin is desired. It is also used as a pesticide-free treatment against head lice which works by dissolving the wax that covers the exoskeleton of head lice, killing them by dehydration.
It is used as a solvent in perfume materials.
It is also used in the removal process of prosthetic make-up.
It is also used in flea and tick products for pets.