Hexylene Glycol

Hexylene glycol is widely used in the paint & coating industry as a component for lacquers, varnishes, printing inks and paints. It is also used in pesticide formulation, and as a component in cosmetics for fragrances, bath, hair, and soap preparations.


Molar Weight118.176g/mol
Melting Point-40 °C
Boiling Point196 °C
Flash Point93 °C
FormsLiquid (clear)

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Flame retardant
  • Agricultural
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Personal care
  • Cosmetic products


  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Cosmetics
  • Water Treatment
  • Food
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Agrobusiness
  • Lubricants
  • Rubber
  • Pharma
  • Polymers

Synonyms: 2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol I 1,1,3-Trimethyltrimethylenediol

Chemical Formula: C6H14O2

CAS Number: 107-41-5