Ester of isopropyl alcohol and myristic acid (vegetable-derived). Low viscosity fluid non-greasy emollient, tolerates wide pH range, compatible with most surfactants. Thanks to its low viscosity and density, it has a high spreadability. Colorless oil-like liquid. Little to no odor. Water-insoluble, but soluble with silicones, and hydrocarbons. Specific gravity 0.85 (at 20°C). Superior emollient for non-greasy bath, body and baby oils. Lubricant and compression aid for pressed powders. Light & non-tacky emollient for creams and lotions. Readily adsorbed by the skin. When used at high concentrations it gently lifts makeup and surface dirt. Gives gloss and shine to hair. It is resistant to oxidation and is used widely to dilute fragrance oil.
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