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known as Isodecyl Neopentanoate

source synthetic

function emollient, solvent

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Isodecyl Neopentanoate

The ester of branched-chain decyl alcohols and neopentanoic acid. Isodecyl neopentanoate is an ultra-light, low molecular weight, fast-spreading emollient that aids in product application, absorbtion, and dissolving oil-soluble active ingredients. It gives formulas an incredibly elegant feel and soft skin finish.

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