Hexylene Glycol

(BANM, rINNM)
Hexylene Glycol Chemical formula

💊 Chemical information

Hexilenglicol. 2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol.
Chemical formula: C6H14O2 = 118.2.
CAS — 107-41-5.

Pharmacopoeias.

In USNF.

USNF 26

(Hexylene Glycol). A clear, colourless, viscous liquid. Absorbs moisture when exposed to moist air. Miscible with water and with many organic solvents including alcohol, acetone, chloroform, ether, and hexanes. Store in airtight containers.

💊 Profile

Hexylene glycol has properties similar to those of propylene glycol. It is used as a pharmaceutical aid.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: USA: Bodi Kleen.
Published May 08, 2019.