Thanks to compatibility with a wide range of ingredients, 1,2-Hexanediol is readily incorporated into the formulations, working well with surfactants, oils, and violate compounds, improving sensation, consistency, and penetration. It exhibits good compatibility with skin (losest irritation or sensibilization), excellent biological degradation profile, and antioxidant boosting effect. This diol found its application in many cleansers, creams, lotions, masks, hair care, and sensitive skin care products.
Haxanediol CG is Blend of 1,2-hexanediol and 1,2-octanediol (caprylyl glycol) , (with two hydroxy groups on 1 and 2 positions and six carbon atoms).
Features & Benefits:
- Good moisturizer with anti-microbial properties
- Improves vividness of color in lipsticks and other color cosmetics
- Acts as a lubricant that may help reduce tackiness of polymers
- Compatible with most cosmetic systems including anionic, cationic, non-ionic, amphoteric systems.
- Has been shown to provide better protection for the skin barrier
- Excellent safety and toxicological profile (free of epoxides and peroxides)
CAS: 6920-22-5, 1117-86-8
INCI Name: 1,2-hexanediol (30%), caprylyl glycol(70%)
Applications: Hair and skin cosmetics, bath products.
Appearance: Clear, colorless liquid, with mild characteristic odor
Recommended Usage: Typical use level 0.5 – 1.5%. When making emulsions, add directly to the water phase. For O/W emulsions can also be added at post-emulsification stage. For aqueous formulations (gels or serums) use minimum dose of solubilizers as needed. For external use only.
Raw material source: 1-hexene and hydrogen peroxide; alkylene oxide and glycerin
Manufacture: 1,2-hexanediol is produced by oxidizing the double bond of 1-hexene using hydrogen peroxide as an oxidizing agent. Caprylyl glycol is synthesized via catalytic oxidation of the corresponding alkylene oxide. Ethylhexylglycerin is made from glycerin.
Country of Origin: USA
Animal Testing: Not animal tested
pH range: Stable at high and low pH values and high temperatures >100°C.
Grade: Cosmetic grade
Compatibility: Works well with most ingredients.
Packaging: Our water/Oil based ingredients are bottled in plastics avoid spillage.
Recommended Storage: Our water/Liquid based ingredients should be stored in cool temperatures away from direct sunlight and moisture in an airtight container. (Current Lot will expire: 06-2025)
DISCLAIMER: All SOPHIX NATURAL PRODUCTS are for external use only unless otherwise STATED. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.