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L06864 1,2-Hexanediol, 97%

CAS Number
6920-22-5
Synonyms
1,2-Dihydroxyhexane

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L06864-18 50g 47.60
L06864-30 250g 175.00
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1,2-Hexanediol, 97%

MDL
MFCD00010737
EINECS
230-029-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H14O2
Formula Weight
118.18
Boiling Point
223-224°
Flash Point
122°(251°F)
Density
0.951
Refractive Index
1.4420
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water, lower aliphatic hydrocarbons and fatty acids.

Applications

1,2-Hexanediol is widely used in various cosmetic applications such as hair conditioners, deodorants and antiperspirants. It is involved in the modification of sodium dodecyl sulfate micelles, which is used for amino acid separation by micellar electrokinetic chromatography (MEKC) method. It is a moisturizing agent and plays a vital role in baby care products, bath products, eye makeup, cleansing products and skin care products. It is also used as an additive in liquid cleaning compositions.

Notes

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides and oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Yogiara; Hwang, S. J.; Park, S.; Hwang, J. K.; Pan, J. G. Food-grade antimicrobials potentiate the antibacterial activity of 1,2-hexanediol. Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 2015, 60 (5), 431-439.

Thibault, M. E.; DiMondo, D. V.; Jennings, M.; Abdelnur, P. V.; Eberlin, M. N.; Schlaf, M. Cyclopentadienyl and pentamethylcyclopentadienyl ruthenium complexes as catalysts for the total deoxygenation of 1,2-hexanediol and glycerol. Green Chem. 2011, 13 (2), 357-366.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H319

Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P280i-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

Other References

Beilstein
1719244
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.39
TSCA
Yes

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