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Diethyl Phthalate (DEP)

Diethyl Phthalate (DEP)


CAS No: 84-66-2
EC-No.: 201-550-6


Appearance : Clear liquid

Colour : Colourless

Odour : Faint odour


Diethyl phthalate is used through direct addition in cosmetic products and indirectly in fragrances. The material is listed in the inventory of ingredients employed as a solvent and vehicle in fragrance and cosmetic products  and film former. It may also be used as an ‘alcohol denaturant’ – that is, an additive to products containing alcohol that gives it a foul smell, making it unfit to drink.


In cosmetics it is used in the preparations of oils, eye-shadows, perfumes, hair sprays, nail polish, bath soaps, after-shave lotions, and skin care preparations.








Storage Condition:
Store in a cool and dry place away from heat.

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