Sinoadd® IPL / Isopropyl Laurate CAS 10233-13-3
Chemical name: Isopropyl Laurate
Other Names: dodecanoic acid isopropyl ester ; 1-Methylethyl dodecanoate
MF: C3H7 *
Appearance: Colorless or slightly yellow oily liquid
Isopropyl Laurate CAS 10233-13-3
|Colorless or slightly yellow oily liquid
|Acid value (mgKOH/g)
|Saponification value (mgKOH/g)
|Heavy metals (as Pb) %
Isopropyl Laurate Use
1. Isopropyl Laurate can be used as cosmetic oily raw materials, and Isopropyl Laurate can also be used as lubricant additives.
2. Isopropyl Laurate can also be used as a pharmaceutical excipient, as a solvent and penetration enhancer for topical drugs, instead of vegetable oil, as a lubricant and matrix, and used to prepare ointments and creams.
3. It is recommended to be used in stamping oil solvents (air conditioning aluminum fin oil), base oils and additives for metalworking fluids, solvent-based cleaning agents and water-based cleaning fluids.
Isopropyl Laurate packaging
Isopropyl dodecanoic is packaged in a small package of 500ml/bottle, and the large package is packaged in a wide-mouth thick polyethylene plastic drum (with inner lid) in a 175KG iron drum.
Isopropyl Laurate storage
Isopropyl dodecanoate should be stored in a cool and dry place, sealed.
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Isopropyl laurate, abbreviated as IPL, is synthesized by the reaction of isopropanol and lauric acid, it is a colourless or slightly yellow oily liquid with a wide range of uses, good solubility and stability, as well as excellent antimicrobial properties, it is widely used in medical supplies, and it can be used as a base oil for metalworking fluids, solvent cleaning agents, high-grade inks and paints auxiliaries as well as oily raw materials for cosmetics.
The following will introduce the application of IPL in cosmetics. IPL has good solubility, permeability and stability, and is easy to mix with other chemical ingredients; and it is non-irritating and non-sensitising to the skin, which makes it one of the widely-used ingredients in the cosmetics industry, and it can be widely used in a variety of cosmetic products, such as skincare products, colour cosmetics and personal care products.
In the medical field, antimicrobial properties are one of the key factors, as the presence of bacteria and other microorganisms can lead to the risk of infection and cross infection. Isopropyl laurate has broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity with bactericidal and inhibitory effects against a wide range of bacteria and fungi. Studies have shown that isopropyl laurate can effectively inhibit the growth of common pathogenic microorganisms such as Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Candida albicans, thereby reducing the risk of infection. This antimicrobial property has led to the widespread use of isopropyl laurate in medical supplies.
Isopropyl laurate is widely used in the manufacture of medical supplies such as dressings, surgical instruments, and catheters. It can be added to the surface coating of materials to form an antimicrobial protective layer that effectively prevents bacteria from multiplying and spreading on the surface of medical supplies. This antimicrobial protective layer is able to last for a long time, thus improving the hygienic performance of medical supplies.
In addition to its application in the manufacture of medical supplies, isopropyl laurate can also be used in the formulation of disinfectant and cleaning products. It can be added to hand sanitisers, disinfectants, detergents and other products to enhance their antimicrobial effects and help people maintain better personal and environmental hygiene.
As such, isopropyl laurate is a compound with excellent antimicrobial properties and plays an important role in medical supplies. Its broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity enables medical supplies to effectively inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi, reducing the risk of infection and cross-infection. At the same time, the application of isopropyl laurate is safe and reliable, with no negative impact on the human body or the environment.
Characteristics of isopropyl laurate IPL and its role in cosmetics application
1 Good emollient properties
IPL has good emollient properties. It can form a thin protective film on the surface of the skin, effectively locking the water and reducing water loss, thus enhancing the skin's moisturising ability. This is especially important for people with dry skin, as it can help them maintain the moisture balance of their skin and make it softer and smoother.
2 Good Solubility
IPL has good solubility. It can help other ingredients penetrate into the skin better. It can be used as a carrier to transport other active ingredients to the deeper layers of the skin, thus improving the efficacy of cosmetics. For example, it can help antioxidant ingredients such as vitamin C to be better absorbed by the skin, thus enhancing the antioxidant effect.
3 Good Stability
IPL has good stability. It can effectively protect other ingredients that are susceptible to oxidation or deterioration, extending the shelf life of cosmetics and making them more durable. This is very important to consumers because they want to buy cosmetics that can maintain their performance and quality for a long time.
In cosmetics, isopropyl laurate can be used as an emulsifier to help mix oil and water ingredients for a more homogeneous texture; it can also be used as a thickener to increase the consistency and texture of cosmetics, making them easier to use and apply. In addition, it can also be used as a cleansing agent ingredient to help remove dirt and oil from the surface of the skin.
In conclusion, isopropyl laurate is a widely used ingredient in cosmetics with excellent properties such as emollient properties, solubility and stability. It improves the texture and performance of cosmetics and enhances the moisturising ability of the skin. With the continuous progress of science and technology, the application of isopropyl laurate in the field of cosmetics will continue to develop and innovate.
Isopropyl laurate is a colourless to or slightly yellow transparent oily liquid with a wide range of applications. It can be used as a food additive in the food field, as a flavour and fragrance component of food for enhancing the taste and aroma of food. The following will introduce the preparation method of isopropyl laurate and its main uses in food additives. Isopropyl laurate is usually prepared by chemical synthesis. Among them, the commonly used method is to prepare it by the esterification reaction between isopropyl alcohol and lauric acid. First, an appropriate amount of isopropanol and lauric acid is added to a reactor, followed by the addition of an esterification catalyst, such as sulphuric acid or hydrochloric acid. Subsequently, the mixture in the reaction kettle is heated and stirred to induce the esterification reaction. After the reaction has been carried out for a certain period of time, the product in the reaction kettle is distilled and purified to finally obtain pure isopropyl laurate.
Isopropyl laurate has many uses in food additives. First of all, it is commonly used as a flavour and fragrance component of food. Due to its special aroma and flavour, it can add unique taste to food and enhance consumers' appetite. Secondly, isopropyl laurate can also be used as a food thickener and emulsifier. In some liquid foods, adding the right amount of isopropyl laurate can increase the viscosity and texture of the food, making it richer and smoother. At the same time, isopropyl laurate can also help the oil and water in the food mix with each other to form a stable emulsion, improving the texture and taste of the food.
In addition to these uses, isopropyl laurate can also be used as a preservative and antioxidant. In some foods that are easy to rot and deteriorate, adding the right amount of isopropyl laurate can extend their shelf life and maintain the freshness and quality of the food. In addition, isopropyl laurate is widely used in a number of food applications such as beverages, pastries, seasonings, convenience foods, etc., providing these foods with unique flavour and quality characteristics.
However, it should be noted that when using isopropyl laurate, relevant regulations and safety standards should be followed. The amount of isopropyl laurate used should be reasonably controlled to ensure its safety and compliance in food. In addition, for specific groups of people, such as infants and pregnant women, isopropyl laurate should be used with caution or other suitable alternatives should be chosen.
In conclusion, isopropyl laurate is an important food additive, and its preparation method and use are of great importance in the food industry. Through the rational use of isopropyl laurate, it can add unique aroma and flavour to food, and improve the taste and quality of food.