Description: Hydrocarbon that is most often used as an emollient and solvent in skin care products. Thanks to its low viscosity and density, it has a high spreadability. Colorless liquid. Water-insoluble, but completely soluble with silicones such as trimethylsiloxsilicate and dimethicone.
CAS: 141-70-8 / 31807-55-3 / 93685-81-5 / 13475-82-6
INCI Name: Isododecane
Properties: Used as a waterproofing agent. Has a weightless feel on skin, enhances spreadability of products, helps prevent evaporation of water from the skin, excellent emollient and can be used as replacement to oils in emulsions. Compatible with silicones for imparting shine, slip, comb-ability for hair care products, conditions hair & skin.
Use: Can be added to formulas as is, add to oil phase, use level 2-15%. Storage: Stable when kept in a closed container at a cool & dry place. For external use only.
Applications: Mascara, eyeliner, stay-on melted lipstick/lipgloss ,creams, lotions, hair care, conditioners, hairsprays, perfumes.