• INCI Name:           Ethylhexylglycerin
  • Chemical Name: 1,2-Propanediol, 3-(2-ethylhexyloxy)
  • CAS No:                70445-33-9

Ethylhexylglycerin is a colorless, odorless, transparent liquid. It is a multifunctional moisturizer and can play a bacteriostatic effect in the formulation. It can be added to both the water phase and the oil phase.

  • Preservative.
    When added to the water phase, it can form a bacteriostatic environment and play a preservative effect on the entire formula.
    Ethylhexylglycerin can be used as a synergist in the antiseptic system, which can greatly improve the antiseptic and antibacterial effect of other preservatives, thereby reducing the amount of preservatives in cosmetics and making antiseptics safer and more secure.
  • Emollient.
    Ethylhexylglycerin As an emollient, moisturizer and moisturizer, it can be used in skin care products of various emulsification systems, and can also be used in the formulation of surfactant systems such as shampoos and body washes.
  • Ethylhexylglycerin can be used in cosmetic detergent without fragrance. 

Uses & Applications

Personal care

  • Skin care products such as moisturizers, cleansers, and toners ,etc.
  • Color cosmetics such as lipsticks, eyeliners, and mascaras, etc.
  • Hair care products
  • Oral care products
  • Sunscreens

Product Details






Clear Liquid



Purity(HPLC) %


Density g/ml




Shelf Life

24 months

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Technical Data Sheet — Ethylhexylglycerin

Material Safety Data Sheet– Ethylhexylglycerin

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