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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman GEM™ 2-Ethylhexyl Palmitate

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  • Skin care ingredients
Key Attributes
  • 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

Product Description
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.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
AppearanceClear nearly colorless liquid
Color, Pt-Co Scale<10
Assay>97 %
Acid Number<1.5 mg KOH/g
Refractive Index1.4455
Specific Gravity @ 25°C0.859
Saponification Number152 mg KOH/g
Iodine Value<0.5 g/g

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