- Categories: Emollients
Diethylhexyl carbonate is a synthetic oil-like ester that functions as a skin-conditioning agent and emollient. Also used in sunscreen formulas to help keep the active ingredients dispersed throughout the formula.
References for this information:
Prospector, Accessed March 2021, ePublication
Cosmetic Ingredient Review, January 2017, pages 1-26
International Journal of Applied Science, November 2005, pages 20-26
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