Sensitis™ 17/21

Sensitis™ 17/21 is a liquid solvent that serves multiple purposes in the cosmetic and cleaning industries. As a functional additive, it functions as a solvent in both cosmetic and cleaning formulations. Its high solvency makes it perfect for various industrial and institutional cleaning applications, including degreasers and industrial cleaners. Additionally, Sensitis™ 17/21 boasts low odor, enhancing its usability in cleaning products for surface care and home care.

Chemical Name: Alkanes, C10-14-iso-

Functions: Dispersant, Solvent

CAS Number: 68551-18-8

Chemical Family: Aliphatics, Hydrocarbons

Labeling Claims: High Purity

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Identification & Functionality

Base Chemicals Functions
CASE Ingredients Functions
Cleaning Ingredients Functions
Cosmetic Ingredients Functions
Fluids & Lubricants Functions
Industrial Additives Functions

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims

Applications & Uses

Applicable Processes
Fluids & Lubricants Type
Fluids & Lubricants End Use
I&I Cleaning Applications
Product Applications
  • Industrial Cleaning and Degreasing
  • Cutting fluids for metalworking industry
  • Graphic inks formula on
  • Cosmetics
  • Home care
  • Lubricating, protective, wax and silicone oils
  • Water treatment and dispersant
  • Adhesive Formulation


Physical Form
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Water Contentmax. 200ppm massASTM E203
Total Aromaticsmax. 20ppm massASTM D1840
Colormax. 5Pt‐CoASTM D1209
Relative Density (at 20/4°C)0.750 ‐ 0.760ASTM D4052
Initial Boiling Pointmin. 170°CASTM D86
Final Boiling Pointmax. 210°CASTM D86
Flash Pointmin. 52°CASTM D93
Ultraviolet Absorption (260‐319)max. 1.5ASTM D2269
Ultraviolet Absorption (320‐329)max. 0.08ASTM D2269
Ultraviolet Absorption (330‐350)max. 0.05ASTM D2269
Bromine Indexmax. 70mgBr₂/100gASTM D2710
Properties and Characteristics
  • Hydrocarbon solvent composed by a mixture of isoparaffinic hydrocarbons with a distillate range from 170°C to 210°C.
  • Heavy solvent with evaporation rate of 8 (n‐butyl acetate = 100) and aniline point of 83°C.
  • Hydrogenated solvent, which gives it high purity and low concentration of aromatic compounds.
  • It has low color and odor.

Regulatory & Compliance

Quality Standards

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
2 Years