What is 4-isopropyl-3-methyl phenol

4-isopropyl-3-methyl phenol (abbreviation: IPMP) is an isomer of Thymol, which has a broad-spectrum high-efficiency antibacterial effect on fungi, etc., and is widely used in high-end cosmetics, pharmaceuticals (common pharmaceuticals) and industry.


What are the characteristics of 4-isopropyl-3-methyl phenol

a) Basically odorless and tasteless, with slight astringency, suitable for cosmetics.
b) No skin irritation, no skin allergic reaction at 2% concentration.
c) Broad-spectrum bactericidal properties, which have effects on various bacteria, yeast, fungi, viruses, etc. .
d) UV absorption and oxidation resistance. It can absorb ultraviolet rays of specific wavelengths and has the ability to inhibit oxidation.
e) Good stability. Easy to store for a long time. High security. Does not contain halogens, heavy metals, hormones and other harmful substances. Suitable for medicine, cosmetics, etc.

4-isopropyl-3-methyl phenol uses

a) For cosmetics
Preservative for various vanishing creams, lipsticks, and hairsprays (Ministry of Health and Welfare uses standard rinsing agents at the beginning of 1%
Hereinafter, there is no limitation at the end of rinsing).
b) For pharmaceuticals
It is used for bacterial and fungal skin disease medication, oral fungicide anal medication, etc. (less than 3%).
c) For similar drugs
Used in external sterilizers (including hand sanitizers), oral fungicides, hair-repairing agents, anti-acne agents, toothpaste, etc.: 0.05-1%
d) Used in the industrial field
Air conditioning, indoor environment sterilization, fiber antibacterial and deodorant processing, various antibacterial and mildew-proof processing, and others.


Applications of 4-isopropyl-3-methyl phenol

1. Indoor sterilizer
Spray 0.1-1% liquid (emulsion, ethanol solution, etc. are diluted and adjusted according to the target microorganism) at a rate of about 25-100ml/m2 as a sterilizing agent on the ground and walls, etc., the effect is the most effective. ideal.
2. Sanitizing agents for clothing, decorations, furniture, etc. are attached by spraying or soaking various prescription agents on clothing, bedrooms, carpets, curtains, etc. Or special immobilization treatment of the original fabric can bring ideal antibacterial, deodorant and mildew-proof effects.

Post time: Aug-26-2022