Dioctyl Sebacate (DOS)

Chemical Name:
Bis(2-Ethylhexyl) Sebacate or 2-Ethylhexyl Sebacate
  • Product Details & Information

    Acme-Hardesty is one of the largest importers and distributors of Castor Oil in the U.S. today. We carry a full line of Castor Oil Derivatives such as Dioctyl Sebacate. Whether you need a pallet of HCO, an isotank of Ricinoleic Acid, or a full truckload of Dioctyl Sebacate, we are your experienced and reliable source.

    Dioctyl Sebacate is primarily used as a plasticizer. Its exceptional resistance to cold and the elements, as well as its insulation properties, heat resistance and low volatility make it a frequent choice in the manufacture of wire and cable jackets. See below or call us for more information.

  • Uses & Applications

    Lubricants and Greases: Used as a Base for Engine Lubricating Oil

    Plastics: Plasticizer with Excellent Resistance to Cold, Heat and Electricity, it Is Used in Many Types of Plastics Including PVC, PMM and Polystyrene, Including Thin Film and Sheets. Because of its Properties it is Often Used in Wire and Cable Jackets.

    Rubber: Plasticizer in the Manufacture of Synthetic Rubber

    Textiles: Plasticizer Used in the Manufacture of Imitation Leather

  • Grades and Forms Available

    Standard, Liquid

  • Packaging


  • Shelf Life

    Two Years from Date of Manufacture when stored according to MSDS recommendations

  • INCI Name

    Diethylhexyl Sebacate

Sales Specifications of Dioctyl Sebacate (DOS)

ParametersSpecificationsTest Methods
Appearance Clear Liquid
Odor Characteristic
Assay (% Ester) 99 minimum
Specific Gravity @ 25/25C 0.9100 – 0.9160
Acidity (As Acetic Acid)% 0.02 maximum
Water Content, % 0.1 maximum
Color APHA 50 maximum
Specs & MSDS of Dioctyl Sebacate