Isoamyl Laurate

Isoamyl Laurate

What is Isoamyl Laurate? Discover how Isoamyl Laurate is made and why Puracy uses it.
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  • Derived from: Beets and Coconut
  • Pronunciation: ˈī-sə-ˈa-məl`\ˈlȯr-ˌāt
  • Type: Naturally-derived

What Is Isoamyl Laurate?

Isoamyl laurate is a plant-based yellow oil that does not dissolve in water.[1]

How Isoamyl Laurate Is Made

Isoamyl laurate is the ester of isoamyl alcohol and lauric acid.[1]

Isoamyl Laurate Safety

The Cosmetics Ingredient Review has deemed isoamyl laurate safe for use when formulated to be nonirritating.[1] The EPA has included the ingredient on its Safer Chemical Ingredients List.[2] Whole Foods has deemed the ingredient acceptable in its body care quality standards.[3]

What Does Isoamyl Laurate Do?

Isoamyl laurate is a skin-conditioning agent and fragrance ingredient.[1,4,5] It can also be used for fragrance or food flavoring. The ingredient can be found in personal care products such as body lotion, eye cream, face masks, lip balm, detangler, and sunscreen.[1]

Why Puracy Uses Isoamyl Laurate

We use isoamyl laurate to make our products more moisturizing.



[1] Cosmetic Ingredient Review
[2] Environmental Protection Agency
[3] Whole Foods Market Quality Standards
[4] European Commission
[5] Environmental Working Group

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