Technical characteristics

ChemoxyCare® 2EHG

CAS N°: 70445-33-9

Synonyms: 2-Ethylhexylglycerin

Appearance: Clear colourless liquid

Colour, Hazen: Max. 20

Water content: Max. 0.20%

Assay (glc):  Min. 99.0%

Odour: Characteristic

Specific Gravity:  0.940 – 0.960 g/ml @ 20°C

Refractive Index: 1.449 – 1.453 @ 20°C


ChemoxyCare®2EHG (2-Ethylhexylglycerin) is a frequently used multifunctional additive. Besides its deodorant efficacy, it is an excellent booster of many traditional preservatives and other antimicrobial substances.

ChemoxyCare®2EHG is a very effective active component in deodorants and finds important use in preservative formulations due to its inhibiting effect on the growth of odour causing bacteria.

ChemoxyCare®2EHG enhances the antimicrobial efficacy of preservatives often used used in formulations, such as, phenoxyethanol, pentylene glycol, ChemoxyCare®8 (caprylyl glycol), or isothiazolinones.

Another similar product from SEQENS Custom Specialties that you may be interested in is ChemoxyCare®8 which is a primary ingredient in many Personal Care formulations.Combined with ChemoxyCare®2EHG, the synergystic effect gives a multifunctional cosmetic additive and combines the excellent skin care and deodorizing properties of ChemoxyCare®2EHG with the moisturizing and antimicrobial properties of ChemoxyCare®8.

Our location

Address Chemoxy, Road 11 CF Fertilizer Process Park
TS23 1PY Billingham
Business Line Specilaty Ingredients
Phone +44 1642 248555
Market Cosmetic / Custom Manufacturing / Solvent Revovery / Own products
More information

Surface: 42, 000 m²


  • 4 reaction vessels (316 L and Duplex 2205) of 25-35 m³ capacity with associated distillation columns of 6-30 plates
  • Glass lined reaction vessel (14 m³)

Flagship technologies:

 Primary Reactions

  • Esterification
  • Etherification
  • Epoxidation
  • Methylation/Methyl chloride capping
  • Quaternisation
  • Transeterification.

Secondary reactions

  • Acetal formation
  • Acetylation
  • Aldol condensation,
  • Alkylation
  • Diels-Alder
  • Hydrolysis
  • Isomerisation
  • Oxidation
  • Polymerisation

Solvent Recovery

  • Alcohols,
  • Amines
  • Aromatic solvents
  • Esters
  • Glycols
  • Ketones
  • Organic acids