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Hexanediol, 1,2-hexanediol

* A widely used humectant and coupling agent

According to a patent filed by Proctor and Gamble, Hexanediol and 1,2-hexanediol is a highly effective and mild coupling agent and humectant. It is especially useful when bonding silicone products and can be used at lower concentrations than many other coupling agents, therefore reducing its irritation likeliness.

* A widely used humectant and coupling agent

Functions:

According to a patent filed by Proctor and Gamble, Hexanediol and 1,2-hexanediol is a highly effective and mild coupling agent and humectant. It is especially useful when bonding silicone products and can be used at lower concentrations than many other coupling agents, therefore reducing its irritation likeliness.

1,2-hexanediol contains many chemicals in its composition, including: Alpha-Lipoic acids, an antioxidant; Chrysin, a anti-inflammatory bioflavonoid; Diosgenin, a maintainer of healthy blood cholesterol levels; Glucosamine Hydrochloride, which slows joint degeneration; and Indole-3-Carbinol, a nutrient that may prevent cancer (Source).

Safety Measures/Side Effects:

There are no safety warnings for Hexanediol, 1,2-hexanediol (OSHA). However, it has been known to be an irritant in some cases, especially to the eyes. It can also cause dermatitis, although the Cosmetics Working Group offers no warnings for its use.

Recommended Products w/ Hexanediol, 1,2-hexanediol:

AQ Lash, AQ Eye Serum

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