Hydrolite 6

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.

Key Features

  • 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

Recommended Applications

  • Multifunctional: moisturizer, solubilizer, preservative booster