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OCTYLDODECYL MYRISTATE


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About OCTYLDODECYL MYRISTATE: Octyldodecyl Myristate is an ester of Octyldodecanol (q.v.) and myristic acid.

Function(s): Skin-Conditioning Agent - Occlusive; EMOLLIENT

Synoym(s): 2-OCTYLDODECYL ESTER MYRISTIC ACID; 2-OCTYLDODECYL ESTER TETRADECANOIC ACID; 2-OCTYLDODECYL MYRISTATE; MYRISTIC ACID, 2-OCTYLDODECYL ESTER; OCTYLDODECYL ESTER TETRADECANOIC ACID; TETRADECANOIC ACID, 2-OCTYLDODECYL ESTER; TETRADECANOIC ACID, OCTYLDODECYL ESTER

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Data Sources

NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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