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isopropyl isostearate
isooctadecanoic acid, 1-methylethyl ester

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Name:propan-2-yl 16-methylheptadecanoate
CAS Number: 31478-84-9Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:250-651-1
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Nikkaji Web:J24.705G
XlogP3-AA:9.00 (est)
Molecular Weight:326.56414000
Formula:C21 H42 O2
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Name:propan-2-yl 16-methylheptadecanoate
CAS Number: 68171-33-5Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:269-023-3
XlogP3-AA:9.00 (est)
Molecular Weight:326.56414000
Formula:C21 H42 O2
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome, Edge or firefox)
Category:cosmetic agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 360.00 to 361.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Flash Point: 363.00 °F. TCC ( 183.60 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 9.135 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 0.000155 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Strength:none
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. bland
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: binding agents
skin conditioning
skin conditioning - emollient
Alzo International
Dermol IPIS
Alzo International
Wickenol 131
American International Chemical, LLC.
Isopropyl Isostearate
Chemical-navi - Nikkol
Odor: characteristic
Use: Low viscosity; good penetration and spreading properties; non-oily feel.
Crodamol™ IPIS
Odor: bland
Use: Easy spreading, light and substantive emollient with proven moisturisation benefits. Very effective in facial cleansers and make-up removers. Suitable for use in skin care and colour cosmetics.
Lubrizol Corporation
Schercemol™ 318 Ester
Odor: charateristic
Use: Schercemol 318 ester has a low freeze point and exhibits lubricity without oiliness. It imparts good spreadability and slip, and can be used to increase play time in various formulation types.
Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
cosmetic agents
Recommendation for isopropyl isostearate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for isopropyl isostearate flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
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Toxicology Citations:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):31478-84-9
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :94625
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
propan-2-yl 16-methylheptadecanoate
propan-2-yl 16-methylheptadecanoate
 propan-2-yl 16-methylheptadecanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:31478-84-9
Pubchem (cid):94625
Pubchem (sid):135175119
 propan-2-yl 16-methylheptadecanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:68171-33-5
Pubchem (cid):94625
Pubchem (sid):135051621
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 crodamol IPIS
 dermol IPIS
 heptadecanoic acid, 16-methyl-, 1-methylethyl ester
1-methylethyl isooctadecanoate
 nikkol IPIS
isooctadecanoic acid 1-methyl ethyl ester
isooctadecanoic acid, 1-methylethyl ester
 propan-2-yl 16-methylheptadecanoate
isopropyl 16-methyl heptadecanoate
isopropyl 16-methylheptadecanoate
isopropyl isodecanoate
2-propyl isooctadecanoate
 schercemol 318 ester
isostearic acid isopropyl ester
isostearic acid, isopropyl ester
 wickenol 131


PubMed:Human skin equivalents are an excellent tool to study the effect of moisturizers on the water distribution in the stratum corneum.
PubMed:Superior effect of isostearyl isostearate on improvement in stratum corneum water permeability barrier function as examined by the plastic occlusion stress test.
PubMed:FTIR studies show lipophilic moisturizers to interact with stratum corneum lipids, rendering the more densely packed.
PubMed:Comedogenicity in rabbit: some cosmetic ingredients/vehicles.
PubMed:Comedogenicity of current therapeutic products, cosmetics, and ingredients in the rabbit ear.
PubMed:Eye and skin irritation tests on the rabbit of several fatty acid esters.
None found
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