INCI Name: 1,2-Hexanediol
Hydrolite 6 is a colorless liquid with a characteristic intrinsic odor. Due to its chemical properties, Hydrolite 6 is readily soluble in water and many cosmetic esters.
Hydrolite 6 is 1,2-Hexanediol, which is a safe and effective moisturizer with antimicrobial properties.
- Mild multifunctional ingredient for product protection
- Does not affect the stability of emulsions like longer chain alkanediols
- Stable and effective over a wide pH and temperature range
- Compatible with most cosmetic systems –anionic, cationic, non-ionic
- Easy-to-use clear liquid
- Global regulatory approval
- Multifunctional: moisturizer, solubilizer, preservative booster