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  • SegmentPersonal care
  • INCI nameDiethylhexyl Sebacate
  • FunctionSolvents, Emollients
  • ApplicationsStyling agents, After Sun, Deodorants

Ingredient Description

HallStar® DOS is a multifunctional (nonoily emollient, solvent, lubricant, plasticizer), synthetically produced diester of 2-ethylhexanol and castor-derived sebacic acid. Its common chemical name is dioctyl sebacate. It is has a non-oily, silky skin feel and spreads easily. It is hydro-alcoholic compatible, can improve the spreading of oil blends, is an effective pigment wetter/dispersant and has a detackifying effect in certain compositions. HallStar® DOS finds application in antiperspirant/deodorants, hairsprays and other hair grooming aids, aftershave lotions, tonics and other skin fresheners, makeup, sunscreens, and skin care lotions and creams.


  • Company nameHallstar
  • Legal nameHallstar Innovations Corp.
  • HeadquartersChicago, Illinois, United States of America
  • Number of employees100-1000
  • DescriptionA global manufacturer of innovative, leading-edge, chemistry solutions for the industrial polymer and beauty and personal care sectors. Our hands-on collaboration, unparalleled technical support and deep competency in ester chemistry help our customers realize their new product development vision. Together, we can work wonders.
  • WebsiteCompany website