Technical characteristics

ChemoxyCare® 5

CAS N°: 70445-33-9

Appearance: Clear liquid

Colour: 15 Hazen Max

Assay: 99.0% Min

Water Content: Max. 0.20 %

Synonyms: 2-Ethylhexylglycerin 3-[(2-Ethylhexyl)oxy]-1,2-propanediol Glycerol a-(2-ethylhexyl) ether

Why use ChemoxyCare® 5?

ChemoxyCare 5 is used primarily in skincare, colour cosmetics, hair products, Soap and bath products – it even has applications in shaving, feminine hygiene, medical skin treatments and even house care applications such as dishwashing.

In the cosmetics area

ChemoxyCare 5 is excellent skin moisturizer. It is a clear, colourless liquid with very low odour soluble in water and cosmetic esters.

  • It reduces emulsion particle size to achieve better stability and improves formulation aesthetics.
  • ChemoxyCare 5 works synergistically with preservatives and enhances the bioavailability of cosmetic actives.
  • It is also a Humectant
  • Improves skin feeling and soothes irritated skin
  • Improves water resistance of sun protection formulations
  • Stabilizes formulations (effective as surfactant / solubilizer)
  • Has antimicrobial effect (Inhibition of growth of microorganism and booster of other preservatives)
  • It is completely water miscible
  • It has a low melting point

Other applications

ChemoxyCare 5 has other applications, most notably in the synthesis of Propiconazole, a systemic foliar fungicide with protective and curative, broad range activity for control of diseases from various pests, brought to market by Syngenta in 1983, and still in use today.

Other uses include Inkjet formulations, various surface polish formulations.

Our locations

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
Email info.CS@seqens.com
More information

Surface: 42, 000 m²

Capabilities:

  • 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

Certifications:

Address Chemoxy, All Saints Refinery, Cargo Fleet Road, Cleveland,
TS3 6AF Middlesbrough
Business Line Cosmetic / Custom Manufacturing / Solvent Revovery / Own products
Phone +44 1642 248555
Market Specialty Ingredients
Email info.CS@seqens.com
More information

Surface: 68, 000 m²

Capabilities:

  • 48 plate distillation column
  • 18 plate distillation column
  • 4 reaction vessels (316 L and Duplex 2205) of 25-30m³ capacity with distillation columns attached (6-30 plates)

Flagship technologies:

 Primary Reactions

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

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

Certifications: