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  • Isopropyl palmitate vs Isopropyl myristate

    Posted by pma on November 28, 2023 at 12:37 pm

    Just tried isopropyl palmitate vs isopropyl myristate.

    IPP seems to have more odor than IPM.

    IPP has a faint (and not so good) odor while IPM has a really near zero odor.

    I’d like to know if you think my subjective perceptions about that are right…

    Perry44 replied 2 months, 3 weeks ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • pma

    November 29, 2023 at 8:12 am

    Now I smelled again and both seem to have almost the same intensity of odor. 🤔

  • Perry44

    November 29, 2023 at 11:50 am

    Without a sample of what you are smelling, it is difficult to say. The palmitate has a more diverse chemical makeup so it seems more likely it could smell worse. However, if the myristate has more of a molecule that causes the odor, I could see it smelling more.

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