ISOFOL 24 is a primary, saturated alcohol with defined branching of the carbon chain. Such alcohols are chemically described as 2-alkyl-1-alkanols and are also referred to as Guerbet alcohols. It is a high-purity alcohol that offers excellent oxidative and color stability. Additionally, the twin, 100% linear alkyl branches of the ISOFOL alcohol give it a lower viscosity than dimer alcohols derived from oxo-alcohols. The unique chemical structure of ISOFOL alcohol also provides good solubility and solvency.

INCI Name: Decyltetradecanol

Chemical Name: 2-decyltetradecanol

Functions: Conditioner, Coupling Agent, Emollient, Intermediate, Pour Point Depressant, Slip Agent, Solvent

End Uses: Cleaners, Detergents, Fragrances & Perfumes, Hair Conditioner, Oil & Gas Applications, Surfactants, Textiles

CAS Number: 58670-89-6

Chemical Family: Alcohols

Features: Emolliency, Good Solubility, High Solvency, Thermal Stability

Synonyms: 2-Decyl-1-tetradecanol, 2-Decylmyristyl alcohol, 2-Decyltetradecyl alcohol, 2-Dodecyl-1-dodecanol, Decyltetradecanol, Decyltetradecyl alcohol

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Chemical Name
Ingredient Origin
CASE Ingredients Functions
Cleaning Ingredients Functions
Fluids & Lubricants Functions
Industrial Additives Functions

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
Base Chemicals Features

Applications & Uses

Applicable Processes
Application Format
Base Chemicals End Uses
Fragrances & Perfume Applications
Hair Care Applications
Home Care Applications
I&I Cleaning Applications
Industrial Additives End Use

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Clear colorless oily liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
iC 24 OHmin. 97.0wt. %
Refractive Index (nD20)1.46
Density (at 20°C)0.840 - 0.844g/mL
Viscosity (at 20°C)86.0mPas
Molecular Weight354.0g/mol
Boiling Pointmin. 300°C
Colormax. 10APHA
Water Contentmax. 0.1wt. %
Flash Point230.0°C
Acid Numbermax. 0.05mg KOH/g
Ester Valuemax. 0.5mg KOH/g
Hydroxyl Value154 - 160mg KOH/g
Iodine Valuemax. 0.5mg l/100 mg
Melting Range17 - 20°C

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Technical Details & Test Data

Physico-chemical properties of ISOFOL alcohols

Sasol ISOFOL 24 Physico-chemical properties of ISOFOL alcohols

ISOFOL alcohol viscosity vs temperature

The temperature-dependant kinematic viscosity of ISOFOL alcohols is shown in Figure

Sasol ISOFOL 24 ISOFOL alcohol viscosity vs temperature

ISOFOL alcohol density vs temperature

Sasol ISOFOL 24 ISOFOL alcohol density vs temperature

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America

Storage & Handling

Storage And Handling

Precautions for safe handling 

Advice on safe handling

  • No special technical protective measures required

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

  • Normal measures for preventive fire protection.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Requirements for storage areas and containers

  • Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep away from direct sunlight

Further information on storage conditions

  • Storage temperature: 5 °C < T < 30 °C (41 °F < T < 86°C)