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.
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.
Indicaciones de peligro (UE): H315-H319
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.
Indicaciones de precaución: P260-P201-P280g-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.