PLEASE NOTE: ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE IS NOT AN ALCOHOL AND CAN'T BE USED AS AN ACTIVE IN HAND SANITISERS.
Name: Isopropyl myristate
Solubility: Oil soluble
Benefits: Emollient, lubricant, surface tension modifier or moisturiser in beauty products with a dry skin feel. In cosmetic manufacturing this ingredient is used to give the finished product a slicker, smoother feel rather than an oily one. The ingredient also has a slight pigment wetting ability which can be useful in colour cosmetic applications.
INCI Name: Isopropyl Myristate
Applications: Most often used at between 1-10%.
Origin: Vegetable - Palm or Coconut & synthetic. For more information about our position on Palm Oil please see this article.
Solubility: Insoluble in glycerine and water. Soluble in alcohol.
New Directions Australia Pty Ltd. does not supply food grade raw materials and therefore cannot waive GST.
Prior to use: Customers should always refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet / Specification Sheet OR the ingredients label as affixed to each product which are current at the time of supply of the product.
The information provided is for educational purposes only. Individuals receiving this information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose or use.As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of products is outside the control of New Directions Australia Pty Ltd., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s), (including damage or injury), or the results obtained. New Directions Australia Pty Ltd. expressly disclaims responsibility as to the ordinary or otherwise use(s). Furthermore, nothing contained herein should be considered as a recommendation by New Directions Australia Pty Ltd. as to the fitness for any use. The liability of New Directions Australia Pty Ltd. is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential losses.