1,2 hexanediol

what is the recommended usage for 1,2 hexanediol? I asked the supplier and he said 2-3%, is it right? Just to double check.


  • Bill_TogeBill_Toge Member, Professional Chemist
    what's it being used for?
    UK based formulation chemist. Strongest subjects: hair styling, hair bleaches, hair dyes (oxidative and non-oxidative) I know some stuff about: EU regulations, emulsions (O/W and W/O), toothpaste, mouthwash, shampoos, other toiletries
  • cherricherri Member
    I believe you can use 0.5- 1 % as a booster but cannot guarantee this will help your efficacy. try adding something else on top of your hexanediol
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