IPP (Isopropyl Palmitate)

IPP (Isopropyl Palmitate)

Inci Name:

Isopropyl Palmitate

Chemical Name:
Hexadecanoic Acid, Isopropyl Ester

An ester derived from isopropyl alcohol and palmitic acid, isopropyl palmitate is used in many industrial processes as an emollient, thickening agent, moisturizer and anti-static agent. Acme-Hardesty manufactures a vegetable-based isopropyl palmitate containing a minimum 90 percent C16 esters. A high-quality product suitable for the most demanding applications, our isopropyl palmitate is the choice of some of today’s leading pharma, personal care and food and beverage manufacturers.

Uses & Applications

  • Pharmaceuticals
    Topical Medicinal Preparations
  • Personal Care and Cosmetics
    Emollient, Moisturizer, Thickening Agent
  • Flavor and Fragrance
    Solvent, Binder, Diluent
  • Product Applications and Characteristics
    Isopropyl palmitate is a colorless liquid with a faint odor. When stored properly at room temperature, it has a shelf life of up to two years from the date of manufacture. Our product is tested to ASTM standards to confirm a maximum acid value of 0.5 mg KOH/g, a maximum iodine value of 1g/100g and a moisture content of no more than 0.1 percent. For a detailed list of specs, download the product data sheet.Use Acme-Hardesty isopropyl palmitate in the preparation of topical medications, personal care products and cosmetics. It can also be used a solvent, binder and diluent for food-grade flavors and fragrances. To obtain more information about potential applications or for answers to any of your questions about our isopropyl palmitate, contact Acme-Hardesty.

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