[Cosmetic Ingredients] 1,2-Hexanediol

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This post introduces about 1,2-Hexanediol (Cosmetic Grade, CAS Number: 6920-22-5), which we, Shin Seung Hichem supply as a supplier.

1,2-Hexanediol is a polyol substance that -OH is attached at 1 and 2 position of C6 carbon chain. It is widely used by cosmetic manufacturers for moisturizers and skin conditioning agents.
Also, due to its excellent anti-microbial properties, it is widely used by cosmetic producers as a substitute for preservatives and antimicrobial agents.

In fact, its antimicrobial performance is so execellent, it can be much helpful for preservative system of cosmetic formulation with only 1~2% dosage.
So by using this 1,2-hexanediol properly, one can develop preservative-free cosmetic formulations.
But depending on regulation of cosmetics for each countries, 1,2-hexanediol is sometimes categorized as a preservative, so you should check the regulation before using.

1,2-Hexanediol, as a polyol humectant with very excellent skin feel, has soft spreadability, rich skin feel, excellent moisturizing properties.
And it is very stable in broad pH range and high temperature process conditions.

Our 1,2-Hexanediol product (ShinePol-6) is odorless, colorless cosmetic grade fine product, made in Korea.

For inquiries, please feel free to contact us.

(Korean 1,2-hexanediol manufacturer, supplier)