IPM (Isopropyl Myristate)

IPM (Isopropyl Myristate)

Inci Name:

Isopropyl Myristate

Chemical Name:
Tetradecanoic Acid, Isopropyl Ester

Isopropyl myristate is an ester of isopropanol and myristic acid. It is also referred to as tetradecanoic acid. A colorless liquid with a faint odor, it is used in many applications, including pharma, food and personal care product manufacturing.

Acme-Hardesty isopropyl myristate is manufactured from vegetable oil sources to a minimum 98-percent purity. It can be used in some of the most demanding industrial applications and has been manufactured to the highest standards of eco-friendly management.

Uses & Applications

  • Personal Care and Cosmetics
    Emollient, Moisturizer, Thickening Agent in Creams and Lotions
  • Pharmaceuticals
    Thickening Agent, Emollient, Moisturizer in Topical Medicinal Preparations
  • Flavor and Fragrance
    Solvent, Binder, Diluent
  • Isopropyl Myristate: Uses and Characteristics
    Isopropyl myristate is notable for promoting the absorption of medicine and other products through the skin. It is commonly found in creams, lotions and topical medicines. It is also used as a thickening agent, emollient and moisturizer, as well as a solvent, binder and diluent in perfumes and food flavorings. Acme-Hardesty offers isopropyl myristate in drums, and we ship it in a liquid form that is soluble in many organic solvents. Our product is wholly derived from vegetable oils and not tested on animals. Additionally, it is GMO-, peanut-, tree nut-, wheat-, grain-, dairy-, egg-, fish- and gluten-free, and it contains no residual solvents.

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