Citropol F is a fragrance fixative and carrier. Citropol F has a light odor and can solubilize and present a wide variety of essential oils and fragrance ingredients. Fragrance solutions with Citropol F have the benefit of having an immediate and strong initial impression, as well as a controlled release of volatile ingredients over an extended period of time. Citropol F provides hydrolytic stability while being 100% biorenewable, biodegradable, and biocompatible. Citropol F is a high-performing fragrance fixative that adheres to Clean Beauty standards and provides renewability and long-lasting benefits.
|Odor||Odorless to very slight fresh|
|Color||Colorless to slight yellow|
|Viscosity (mPa•s @ 25°C)||260 - 400|
|Refractive index @ 20°C||1.4 - 1.5|
|Surface tension (mN/m)||27 - 33|
|Density (g/mL)||0.850 - 0.950|
|Boiling point (°C)||>200|
|Solubility||Soluble in alcohols and oils|
Did You Know?
Citropol is made by a clean, mild, and high yielding conversion process called Process Intensified Continuous Etherification (PICETM)
Citropol F is sustainably manufactured from naturally-derived feedstocks. It is made to meet the highest standards of the cosmetics and personal care industries. The raw material terpenes are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified pine, and are upcycled via side-stream turpentine from the paper making process.
Citropol F is inherently biodegradable according to the OECD 301 B biodegradability test.