Ethylhexylglycerin

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Ethylhexylglycerin
Ethylhexylglycerin.svg
Names
IUPAC name
3-[(2-Ethylhexyl)oxy]-1,2-propanediol
Other names
Octoxyglycerin
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.100.951 Edit this at Wikidata
EC Number
  • 408-080-2
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C11H24O3/c1-3-5-6-10(4-2)8-14-9-11(13)7-12/h10-13H,3-9H2,1-2H3

    InChI=1S/C11H24O3/c1-3-5-6-10(4-2)8-14-9-11(13)7-12/h10-13H,3-9H2,1-2H3 InChI Key

    NCZPCONIKBICGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • OC(COCC(CCCC)CC)CO
Properties
C11H24O3
Molar mass 204.310 g·mol−1
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS05: CorrosiveGHS07: Exclamation mark
Danger
H312, H318, H412
P273, P280, P302+P352, P305+P351+P338, P310, P312, P322, P363, P501
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Ethylhexylglycerin, or octoxyglycerin, is a glyceryl ether that is commonly used as part of a preservative system in cosmetic preparations.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aerts, Olivier; Verhulst, Lien; Goossens, An (May 2016). "Ethylhexylglycerin: a low-risk, but highly relevant, sensitizer in 'hypo-allergenic' cosmetics". Contact Dermatitis. 74 (5): 281–288. doi:10.1111/cod.12546. PMID 26876063.