Propyl Myristate ISO Price Trend

Because isopropyl alcohol (IPA), an important feedstock for propyl myristate iso, remained range-bound in the United States throughout the quarter due to scepticism about demand, the demand and supply scenario for propyl myristate iso suffered as well. Furthermore, the prolonged dullness in acetone values let producers to relieve the pricing strain on customers during periods of bearish demand. On the other hand, a supply glut in Asia caused by excessive Chinese productions dampened demand for US goods. In the face of uncertain demand and low feedstock prices, IPA FOB prices averaged 1500 USD/MT in late December. Propyl myristate iso prices were impacted by feedstock prices.

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Procurement Resource provides prices of Propyl Myristate ISO for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About:

Propyl Myristate Iso or isopropyl myristate is a clear colourless chemical compound. It appears as an oily liquid. It can be dissolved in organic solvents while it is insoluble in water. It is one of the crucial additives for high-grade cosmetics. It is often utilised as an emulsifier and as a moistening agent in cosmetics.

Chemical Formula of Propyl Myristate Iso

  • C17H34O2     

Synonyms:

  • 110-27-0
  • Isopropyl myristate (IPM) 
  • Tetradecanoic acid, 1-methylethyl ester
  • Myristic acid isopropyl ester
  • Estergel

Molecular Weight

  • 270.5g/mol  

Industrial Uses

  • Cosmetics 
  • Binding agents
  • Emollients
  • Perfuming agents
  • Skin conditioning
  • Intermediates
  • Solvents

Production Process

  • Production of Propyl Myristate Iso via Esterification and Distillation

Propyl Myristate Iso is prepared at industrial level through the esterification of myristic acid and isopropanol, which is alkali refined to neutralise the catalyst, and finally the obtained product is distilled to produce Propyl Myristate Iso

Supplier Database:     

  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Ernesto Ventós, S.A.
  • Hallstar Corporate
  • Kao Corporation
  • Moellhausen S.p.A.
  • Organo Chem (India)

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Methodology

The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).

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