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HallStar® DIDA

INCI Name: Diisodecyl Adipate
Product Code: 0069
CAS #: 27178-16-1
EINECS: 248-299-9
Brand: HallStar®

HallStar® DIDA is the clear, almost colorless liquid esterification product of adipic acid and isodecyl alcohol. It is a light emollient, liquid to low temperature (pour point ~ -54°C). It is readily emulsified and compatible in emulsion systems common to personal care products. This petrochemically-derived ester may be utilized in roll-on antiperspirant/deodorant products, perfumed body oils and moisturizing bath oils, and may also find application in hair care and other bath and toiletries products.

Use Level:

Hair care products: 0.05-0.25% as a plasticizer for styling resins, 0.5-5% as a glossing agent for conditioners.

Skin care products: 5-20% of oil phase as a feel modifier or solvent for other ingredients in the emulsion, 5-50% as the oil phase in bath products.

Features & Benefits:

  • Emollient
  • Feel Modification/Enhancement
  • Gloss/Shine Enhancement
  • Resin Plasticizer
Appearance Clear colorless to pale golden mobile liquid
Color (APHA = PtCo) 30
Odor Mild, typical
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 262
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 0.2
Specific Gravity (25°C/25°C) 0.916
Refractive Index (25°C) 1.450
Insoluble In
  • Water
Soluble In
  • Cosmetic Esters
  • Mineral Oil
  • Silicones
  • Vegetable Oil
Toxicology Profile
  • Dermal: Nonirritating (rat), nonsensitizing (guinea pig)
  • LD50 (dermal): >5 g/kg (rat)
  • LD50 (oral): 20.5 g/kg (rat), >5 g/kg (mouse)
  • Ocular: Nonirritating (rabbit)
  • Drum - 420lbs
  • Pail - 40lbs

Regional Approvals:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • China
  • EU
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Taiwan
  • US


  • After Sun Skin Care
  • Bath Additives
  • Deodorants
  • Fragrances
  • Hair Conditioners
  • Hand & Body Care
  • Shower Gels/Body Washes
  • Styling Aids


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Name Regional Acceptance  Formula Number
A Perfect LookUS, Canada, EU, Australia, Taiwan, Japan, Philippines, Korea, New Zealand, ASEAN, MERCOSURCS19-045-02B
RevitalEyes CreamASEAN, Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USCS17-036-03C

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