2-Hydroxyhexanoic Acid Methyl Ester

2-Hydroxyhexanoic Acid Methyl Ester


Molecular Formula: C7H14O3

Property:Colorless to slightly yellow liquid


①Application in ink: 1,2-hexanediol can be used as the raw material of ink-jet printing ink in printers, and is increasingly used. For example, Canon, Seiko Epson and others added it to the ink to obtain more uniform, ozone resistant and glossy ink.

②Application in daily necessities: 1,2-hexanediol is added to daily necessities and used as a preservative in contact with human body. It has the efficacy of sterilization and moisturizing, and has no negative effect on human health. For example, P&G has added deodorant and antiperspirant, Dow Global Technologies has added perfume, and Chinese cosmetics companies have added cosmetics with good results.

③Other applications: mainly used as chemical raw materials in the pharmaceutical industry, but also used in advanced coatings, advanced glues, adhesives, etc., or organic synthesis intermediates, which can produce downstream products such as 1,2-hexanedioic acid and amino alcohol.