Jarcol™ I-20P

Octyldodecanol NF
CAS:5333-42-6 EINECS:226-242-9

Jarcol™ I-20P Octyldodecanol NF is manufactured specifically for use by the global pharmaceutical industry. Every lot of Jarcol™ I-20P is produced with the additional production, testing, documentation, shipping, and storage protocols expected by the pharmaceutical industry for excipients.

The unique melt point properties of Jarcol™ I-20P make it an excellent choice for formulators requiring a high purity liquid-at-room-temperature emollient, pigment dispersing agent, or solubilizing alcohol. In skin and lip care applications it provides enhanced aesthetics. It is colorless and has the medium spreading characteristics of a lower molecular weight alcohol without an offensive sharp “alcohol” odor. Meanwhile it adds moisturization without the “greasy” feel associated with traditional high molecular weight “fatty” alcohols.

Jarcol™ I-20P is Octyldodecanol NF as defined by the current official monograph (2nd supplement to USP 38-NF 33) as well as the USP 40-NF 35 monograph that will become official on January 1st, 2017.Jarcol™ I-20P will be tested using the Test 1 methodology and can be labelled as Octyldodecanol, NF without any additional labeling required.

Applications include but are not limited to:

  • Creams
  • Lotions
  • Ointments
  • Cosmetics


  • Emollient
  • Lubricant

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