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HallStar® DOS

INCI Name: Diethylhexyl Sebacate
Product Code: 2309
CAS #: 122-62-3
EINECS: 204-558-8
Brand: HallStar®

HallStar® DOS is a multifunctional (nonoily emollient, solvent, lubricant, plasticizer), synthetically produced diester of 2-ethylhexanol and castor-derived sebacic acid. Its common chemical name is dioctyl sebacate. It is has a non-oily, silky skin feel and spreads easily. It is hydro-alcoholic compatible, can improve the spreading of oil blends, is an effective pigment wetter/dispersant and has a detackifying effect in certain compositions. HallStar® DOS finds application in antiperspirant/deodorants, hairsprays and other hair grooming aids, aftershave lotions, tonics and other skin fresheners, makeup, sunscreens, and skin care lotions and creams.

Features & Benefits:

  • Detackifying Agent
  • Emollient
  • Fragrance Extender
  • Pigment Wetter & Dispersant
  • Solubilizing Agent
  • Spreading Agent
Appearance Clear colorless to pale yellow liquid
Odor Mild, characteristic, essentially odorless
Color (APHA = PtCo) 80
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 0.2
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 262
Refractive Index (25°C) 1.449
Specific Gravity (25°C/25°C) 0.912
Dielectric Constant (25°C) 4.01
Insoluble In
  • Glycerin
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Water
Soluble In
  • Alcohol [Ethanol]
  • Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
  • Dimethicone
  • Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
  • Isopropyl Myristate
  • Lanolin
  • Mineral Oil
  • Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil
Solvency Of
  • 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor (Enzacamene) 10%
  • Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenol Triazine (Bemotrizinol) 5%
  • 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor (Enzacamene) 10%
  • Benzophenone-3 (Oxybenzone) 16%
Toxicology Profile
  • Comedogenicity: Noncomedogenic
  • LD50 (oral): > 5g/kg
  • Ocular / Eye Irritation: Nonirritating
  • Skin Irritation: Nonirritating
  • Drum - 420lbs
  • Pail - 38lbs

Regional Approvals:

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


  • After Sun Skin Care
  • Antiperspirants
  • Beach Wear Sun Care
  • Daily Wear Sun Care
  • Eye Area Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Skin Care
  • Foot Care
  • Hand & Body Care
  • Shaving Products
  • Styling Aids

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