Caprylyl Glycol EHG

Item No. HUM-CAEHG-01

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Description
Description
Blend of caprylyl glycol (67-73%) and ethylhexylglycerin (27-33%). Glycols are known to be antimicrobial and show antimicrobial efficacy against typical germs found in cosmetic formulations.
Benefits
  • Effective humectant and emollient providing unique skin feel
  • Has antimicrobial efficacy
  • Boosts efficacy of traditional preservatives
  • Provides deodorizing efficacy
  • Accepted by Whole Foods
Use
Typically used at around 1-2% together with, for example, phenoxyethanol-SA for effective preservation. Can also be used alone (for a preservative-free claim) at 1% in products that are protected from contamination by fingers (e.g. bottles, jars with dispensers, pumps). It is typically added in the last phase of the formulation process. Recommended use level in deodorants 0.5%. For external use only.
Applications
All kinds of leave-on & rinse-off personal care and cosmetic products.
CAS
1117-86-8, 70445-33-9
INCI
Caprylyl glycol, ethylhexylglycerin
composition
Caprylyl glycol, ethylhexylglycerin
Purity Grade
No purity grade applicable
Appearance
Clear colorless liquid, mild odor
Solubility
Soluble in glycols and alcohols, to increase solubility in water propylene glycol, emulsifiers or surfactants are necessary
Preservation
Preservative-free
Storage
Store in a closed container at a dry place at room temperature
Country of Origin
USA
Raw Material Source
Alkylene oxide and glycerin
Manufacture
Caprylyl glycol is synthesized via catalytic oxidation of the corresponding alkylene oxide. Ethylhexylglycerin is made from glycerin.
Animal Testing
Not animal tested
GMO
GMO-free (does not contain plant-derived components)
Vegan
Does not contain animal-derived components
HS Code
2905399000