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Isopropyl Myristate (IPM)

Isopropyl Myristate (IPM)
APN: IPM

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$12.00
$12.00
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Also known as IPM, you'll find this ingredient in many retail and commercial products as it helps them absorb more easily and quickly. Use in your current favourite formula as part of the oil phase.

Isopropyl myristate is the ester of isopropanol and myristic acid.

This ingredient adds to the feel and glide on application of the product, (adding "slip") and helps lotions to absorb quickly and easily.  Additionally, it can be used in bath oils massage oils. It is a colourless liquid that withstands oxidation and rarely becomes rancid.

Usage Rates vary according to the product you are using it in, and we recommend using a smaller percentage, and increasing to suit your personal requirements:

Massage Oils:  Up to 30%
Lotions:  1 - 10%
Creams:  3 - 5%

Oil Soluble

For further technical information please see Cosmetics Info Org (search under Isopropyl Myristate) and also Personal Care Truth Article

Additional Information

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Name Isopropyl Myristate (IPM)
Short Description

Also known as IPM, you'll find this ingredient in many retail and commercial products as it helps them absorb more easily and quickly. Use in your current favourite formula as part of the oil phase.

SKU IPM
INCI Isopropyl Myristate