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known as Dimethyl Isosorbide

source sorbitol

function solvent, carrier

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Dimethyl Isosorbide

Dimethyl isosorbide, a biobased methylated sorbitol derivative, is an exceptional solvent and carrier. It solubilizes difficult to dissolve ingredients (like salicylic acid) without allowing them to re-crystalize in formula. It also has a proven ability facilitate active ingredient delivery allowing more efficacious results at lower usage levels.

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