Benzoate Ester is the ester of benzoic acid and the long chain C12-15 alcohols. It is mainly used as an emollient and thickening agent. It is a refined and deodorized plant-derived emollient with greater water solubility. It is extremely mild and spreads easily on skin. It will confer a dry, talc-like feel to skincare and cosmetic products, and has a high spreading coefficient. It can be used as a solvent as well.
Appearance: Clear, almost colorless, liquid.
Parts Used: Plant derived.
Processing: Refined, deodorized.
Country of Origin: USA
Ingredient Function: Emolliant, Odor free, confers a dry, talc-like feel, is extremely mild to skin and eyes, spreads easily (high spreading coefficient) and serves as a solvent as well.
Shelf Life: 4 years from date of manufacture.
INCI: C12-C15 Alkyl Benzoate