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Eastman GEM™ 2-Ethylhexyl palmitate
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Eastman
Eastman Gem™ 2-Ethylhexyl Palmitate is a high quality colorless liquid with the added benefit of sustainable manufacturing, guided by the U.S. EPA’s Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry. Key attributes include GEM™ technology significantly reduces energy, CO2 emissions, waste, and water usage compared to conventional processes, high quality colorless liquid emollient ester and has an E factor (kg waste/kg product) of 0.06. Main application for Eastman Gem™ 2-Ethylhexyl Palmitate is in color cosmetics and skin care.

Eastman GEM™ 2-Ethylhexyl palmitate

Producer: 
Eastman
Eastman Gem™ 2-Ethylhexyl Palmitate is a high quality colorless liquid with the added benefit of sustainable manufacturing, guided by the U.S. EPA’s Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry. Key attributes include GEM™ technology significantly reduces energy, CO2 emissions, waste, and water usage compared to conventional processes, high quality colorless liquid emollient ester and has an E factor (kg waste/kg product) of 0.06. Main application for Eastman Gem™ 2-Ethylhexyl Palmitate is in color cosmetics and skin care.
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Benefit Claims
Labeling Claims
Ingredient Claims
Organic
End Use Claims
Emolliency
Product Highlights
  • E factor (kg waste/kg product) of 0.06
  • GEM™ technology significantly reduces energy, CO2 emissions, waste, and water usage compared to conventional processes
  • High quality colorless liquid emollient ester
  • Prepared using Eastman GEM™ technology, winner of the 2009 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

Properties

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Physical Form
Physical Form
Liquid
Appearance
Clear liquid
Assay
>97%
Acid Number
<1.5 mgKOH/g
Refractive Index
1.4455
Specific Gravity
0.859
Saponification Value
152 mgKOH/g
Iodine Number
<0.5g/g

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Eastman GEM 2-Ethylhexyl Palmitate Technical Data Sheet
Technical Data Sheet