Propanediol dicaprate

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MedKoo CAT#: 581874

CAS#: 56519-72-3

Description: Propanediol dicaprate be used in cosmetic formulations as skin conditioning agents, viscosity increasing agents, and surfactants.

Chemical Structure

Propanediol dicaprate
CAS# 56519-72-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 581874
Name: Propanediol dicaprate
CAS#: 56519-72-3
Chemical Formula: C23H44O4
Exact Mass: 384.324
Molecular Weight: 384.6
Elemental Analysis: C, 71.83; H, 11.53; O, 16.64

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Synonym: Propanediol dicaprate; 1,3-Propanediol dicaprate; 1,3-Propanediol didecanoate; Decanoic acid, trimethylene ester.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: propane-1,3-diyl bis(decanoate)


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C23H44O4/c1-3-5-7-9-11-13-15-18-22(24)26-20-17-21-27-23(25)19-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2/h3-21H2,1-2H3


Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 384.6 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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1: Abes M, Bouzidi L, Narine SS. Crystallization and phase behavior of fatty acid esters of 1,3 propanediol III: 1,3 propanediol dicaprylate/1,3 propanediol distearate (CC/SS) and 1,3 propanediol dicaprylate/1,3 propanediol dipalmitate (CC/PP) binary systems. Chem Phys Lipids. 2008 Feb;151(2):110-24. Epub 2007 Nov 13. PubMed PMID: 18060876.