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Pharmocare™ 8840 AZ PGDD

Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate Dicaprate (Dicaprylocaprate)

Emollient ester, low viscosity spreading agent, oil solubiliser
Liquid at 25°C
CAS No. 68988-72-7
Caprylate caprate diester with propylene glycol, propylene glycol caprylic acid capric acid mixed diesters, mixed diesters with octanoic acid and decanoic acid and propylene glycol

Product specification

Monograph Name

Propylene Glycol Dicaprylocaprate


Almost colourless oily liquid.


Practically insoluble in water, soluble in fatty oils and in light petroleum, slightly soluble in anhydrous ethanol

Relative Density

min. 0.910 max. 0.930


min. 9 mPa.s max. 12 mPa.s

C6 Fatty Acid

max. 2.0%

C8 Fatty Acid

min. 50% max. 80%

C10 Fatty Acid

min. 20% max. 50%

C12 Fatty Acid

max. 3.0%

C14 Fatty Acid

max. 1.0%

Complies to In-House Specifications

Pharmaceutical Applications:

Cosmetic Applications:

*Oil component, high spreading emollient with low viscosity.