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Sodium Dehydroacetate Properties

Sodium Dehydroacetate



Sodium Dehydroacetate is the sodium salt of dehydroacetic acid. In cosmetics and personal care products it is used in the formulation of a wide variety of products, including bath, skin care, suntan, sunscreen, fragrance, shaving, hair and nail care products, as well as eye and facial makeup and also used as a preservative.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to yellowish powder
CAS Number 4418-26-2
EINECS Number 224-580-1
HS Code 29322980
IUPAC Name sodium 1-[(3Z)-6-methyl-2,4-dioxo-3,4-dihydro-2H-pyran-3-ylidene]ethan-1-ol
Melting Point 295 °C
Molar Mass 190.13 g/mol
Molecular Formula C8H7NaO4
RTECS Number UP8225000
Synonyms Sodium 1-(3,4-dihydro-6-methyl-2,4-dioxo-2H-pyran-3-ylidene)ethanolate; 3-(1-hydroxyethylidene)-6-methyl-2H-pyran-2,4(3H)-dione sodium salt; Acetyl-6-methyl-2H-pyran-2,4(3H)-dione sodium