Hexylene glycol

Hexylene glycol is a substance from the group of dihydric alcohols that is used in various industries. The compound is prepared from diacetone alcohol in a hydrogenation process.

The viscous hexylene glycol is used, among other things, as an additive to influence the flow properties of solvents, cleaning agents, hydraulic fluids, varnishes, paints and coatings. It is also used as a thickening agent in numerous cosmetic products. In medicine, hexylene glycol is used to increase blood volume. It also serves as an adhesion-promoting component of printing inks, hydraulic fluids and cement. In addition, the compound represents a starting material for the production of other chemical compounds.

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CAS no. 107-41-5
EINECS no. 203-489-0
Molecular formula: C6H14O2

Synonyms: Hexylene Glycol, 2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol, 2-Methylpentane-2,4-diol, 2-Methylpentane-2,4-diol, MPD

Areas of application: Intermediate for the chemical industry, thickener for cosmetics, component of hydraulic fluids, detergents, solvents, paints and coatings, adhesion-promoting additive for cement and printing inks


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