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PRODUCT DETAILS
SOLVENTS > Iso Propyl Myristate (IPM)

Isopropyl myristate is the ester of isopropanol and myristic acid.

Uses :

Isopropyl myristate is used in cosmetic and topical medicinal preparations where good absorption through the skin is desired. It is also used as a pesticide-free treatment against head lice which works by dissolving the wax that covers the exoskeleton of head lice, killing them by dehydration.

It is used as a solvent in perfume materials.

It is the non-aqueous component of the two-phase mouthwash, Dentyl pH, where it removes bacteria from the oral cavity.

It is also used in the removal process of prosthetic make-up.

It is also used in a flea and tick products for pets.