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Diisopropyl Adipate

SeperatorDi-isopropyl Adipate is a clear, colourless to light yellow viscous liquid that has wide application in perfume and cosmetic applications. 

Chemical Name: Diisopropyl Adipate
Chemical Family: --
Other Names:
  • Hexanedioic acid
  • Di-isopropyl ester
  • Adipic acid di-isopropyl ester
  • DIPA
Chemical Formula: C12H22O4



Benefits and Applications

Agrochemical Intermediate

DIPA can be used as an adjuvant and as a raw material in the production of Agrochemical intermediates. DIPA can also replace Dimethyl Adipate in many reactions used for the manufacture of Agrochemical Intermediates.

Personal Care

DIPA acts as a lubricant on the skin surface which gives the skin a soft and smooth appearance. Its solvent properties allow its use as a carrier for other cosmetic ingredients and also to soften synthetic compounds by reducing brittleness and cracking. It finds wide use as a non-oily emollient with rapid absorbency and low residual tack. It is used in hydro-alcoholic formulations such as shaving lotions, and also grooming products, hand lotions, sun-care products and lipsticks where these properties are highly desirable. It is suitable for room temperature processing.


DIPA is used as a speciality solvent in household cleaners.


DIPA have some function as low temperature resistant and low viscosity plasticizer for PVC and its copolymers and cellulose esters.