Octyldodecanol USP

Octyldodecanol is a long-chain fatty alcohol. It occurs as a clear water-white, free-flowing liquid


Used in a wide variety of beauty products as an emollient and emulsifier, also used as a solvent and fragrance ingredient


Molecular Formula: C20H42O
Molecular Weight:  298.55 g/mol
CAS No.: 5333-42-6


General Specifications

Test Specification…..USP
Description It occurs as a clear water-white, free-flowing liquid

Test A

 A. Chromatographic Identity
Solubility Soluble in alcohol and in ether; insoluble in water.
 Residue on ignition  Not more than 0.1%, determined on 2 g
 Organic impurity test 1  Specified test.
Acid value  Not more than 0.5
Hydroxyl value  175–190
Iodine value  Not more than 8
Peroxide value  Not more than 5.0
Water determination  Not more than 0.5%
Residual Solvent Meet the
Assay  Not less than 90.0% and not more than 102.0%


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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