LexSolv™ A

Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate (and) Propylene Glycol Dibenzoate

UV Filter Solubilizer

LexSolv™ A is an extremely light and dry emollient ester used as a solubilizer in sun care and sunscreen formulations. These include recreational suncare products, body moisturizers, facial creams & lotions, sunless tanning lotions, and sheer foundations. LexSolv™ A has been optimized to solubilize UVA absorbers that are generally difficult to solubilize.

  • Superior solvency to C12-15 alkyl benzoate and dicapryl carbonate
  • Solvent for fragrances
  • Fast spreading
  • Odorless and colorless

Standards & Certifications

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Natural Origin Index: 0.55
Biodegradable
Clean Beauty Preferred
Non-palm Derived
China IECIC Listed
Vegan & Cruelty-free
Halal Certified
Kosher Compliant

How to Use

Recommended Use Level: Up to 100%

Use Instruction: Add to oil phase, can be used in hot or cold process

Primary Feedstocks

  • Castor
  • Petrochemical

For more information about the origin and processing of this ingredient, please request a Technical & Regulatory Dossier.

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