Hexylene Glycol (HGL)

HGL is a biodegradable, widely-used solution for many markets, include: skin and hair care, registered at Vegan Society, with Safer Choice label and Inert Registration (EPA).

Hexylene Glycol or HGL is an oxygenated solvent derived from acetone which has two alcohol functions. It has a low evaporation rate and it is completely miscible with water. Hexylene glycol is a key solvent in many markets such as coatings, construction, detergency, cosmetics & fragrances, textiles & leather. HGL is mainly used as a solvent or coupling agent. It is a potential substitute for glycol ethers. It is also an effective shrinkage reduction admixture or SRA for concrete and mortar.

 

Functionalities & Benefits

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Excellent Solubilizer

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Better Stability

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Biodegradable

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Low Vapor Pressure

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Excellent 
Humectant Agent

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Coupling Agent

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Non toxic to human

 

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Not Harmful to Humans,
Animals or Environment

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Compatible with
raw materials

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Performance

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Low Odor

Physical Properties 

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Applications

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  • Concrete and Cement
     
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  • Hair Care
  • Air Care 
  • Cosmetic and Fragrances
  • Surface Care
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  • Solvents

Certifications

Registered at Vegan Society, with Safer Choice label and Inert Registration (EPA).

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