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C15-19 Alkane

Our database includes 268 products that contain C15-19 Alkane.


C15-19 alkane is a mixture of alkanes. Alkanes are hydrocarbons with carbon atoms held together by single bonds.

It is a synthetically created solvent and emollient often used to replace silicones or mineral oil. As an emollient, C15-19 Alkane helps soften and soothe the skin. Emollients create a barrier to trap moisture inside.

C15-19 Alkane is often used with mineral UV filters such as titanium dioxidide and zinc oxide. It helps these UV filter ingredients be more spreadable.

C15-19 Alkane is biodegradable.

C15-19 Alkane is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.7% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:


Where it's used

C15-19 Alkane is most often found as ingredient number 5 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use C15-19 Alkane the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 91129
  • INCI Name: C15-19 ALKANE
  • EC #:  934-956-3
  • All Functions: Solvent
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.