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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman GEM™ Retinyl Linoleate

Chemical Synonym
  • INCI: retinyl linoleate
  • Personal care ingredients
  • Skin care ingredients
Key Attributes
  • High purity ingredient for anti-aging products
  • Liquid form without added solvents, oils or diluents
  • No added ingredients and no preservatives
  • Prepared using GEM™ technology, which significantly reduces energy, CO2 emissions, waste, and water usage

Product Description
A naturally derived pro-retinol composed of retinol and high-purity linoleic acid from safflower oil, Eastman GEM retinyl linoleate is a biobased, formulation-stable, easy-to-handle, nonirritating antiaging ingredient. At room temperature, it is a pourable liquid and is supplied as a high-purity (>95%) assay; therefore, it is free of solvent, diluents, and carriers.

Eastman GEM retinyl linoleate is approved in China.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
AppearanceClear yellow-orange oil
ColorLight gold
Gardner Color< 12
Retinyl linoleate> 80 %
Linoleic acid< 2 %
Retinyl acetate< 2 %
Retinol< 2 %
Water< 0.5 %
Bio-based Content48 %
Vegetable oil as carrierNone

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.

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