Cocoyl Caprylocaprate

(BANM, USAN, rINNM)

Chemical information

Coco-Caprylate/Caprate; Cocoyle, caprylocaprate de; Cocoylis caprylocapras; Cocoylis Octanodecanoas; Kokoilo kaprilokapratas; Kokoyl oktanodekanoát; Kokoylkaprylokaprat; Kokoyylikaprylokapraatti; Kókuszalkoholok kaprilátjai és kaprátjai.
CAS — 95912-86-0.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Cocoyl Caprylocaprate). A mixture of esters of saturated C 12 to C 18 alcohols with caprylic (octanoic) and capric (decanoic) acids obtained by the reaction of these acids with vegetable saturated fatty alcohols. Relative density about 0.86. Viscosity about 11 mPa s. A slightly yellowish liquid. Practically insoluble in water; miscible with alcohol and with liquid paraffin.

Profile

Cocoyl caprylocaprate is used as an emollient.
Published April 27, 2019.