isoparaffin


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isoparaffin

[¦ī·sō′par·ə·fən]
(organic chemistry)
A branched-chain version of a straight-chain (normal) saturated hydrocarbon; for example, isooctane, or 2,2,4-trimethyl pentane, (CH3)3C5H9, is the branched-chain version of n-octane, CH3(CH2)6CH3.
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INCI name: Dimethylacrylamide/ethyltri monium chloride methacrylate cepolymer (and) propylene glycol dicaprylate/dicaprate (and) PPG-1 trideceth-6 (and) C10-C11 isoparaffin
INCI: Dimethylacrylamide/ethyltriamonium chloride methacrylate copolymer (and) propylene glycol dicaprylate/dicaprate (and) PPG-1 trideceth-6 (and) C10-C11 isoparaffin
00 (Polyacrylamide (and) C13-14 isoparaffin (and) laureth-7) Phase D Potassium hydroxide (Merck KGaA) 0.
INCI: Dimethylacrylamide/ethyltrimonium chloride methacrylate copolymer (and) propylene glycol dicaprylate/dicaprate (and) PPG-1 trideceth-6 (and) C10-C11 isoparaffin