Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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1-octanol; 7-methyl-; 7-methyl-1-ocatanol; 7-methyloctanol; CAS number: 27458-94-2; INA; isononan-1-ol; Isononyl alcohol

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Isononanol is a C9-alcohol with the molecular formula: C9H20O, which mostly occurs as a mixture of isomeric compounds. Different esters of isononanol are used in cosmetic formulations as skin care products:

  • Isononyl ferulate (INCI) - esters of isononanol with ferulic acid
  • Isononyl isononanoates (INCI) - esters of isononanol with the isononanoic acid


Last updated on: 29.10.2020