Piroctone Olamine / Octopirox

Piroctone Olamine / Octopirox

Product Name:Piroctone Olamine / Octopirox

Brand Name:MOSV OCT





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Product Parameters


INCI CAS# Molecular M.W.
Piroctone Olamine 68890-66-4 C14H23NO2.C2H7NO   298.42100

Piroctone Olamine is White to pale yellow crystalline powder, characteristics smell.Soluble in alcohol (10%),Soluble in water – watch live system and water – glycol system (1-10%). Slightly soluble in water (0.05%) and oil (0.05-0.1%). Special and widely used anti-dandruff which may be used in all kinds of hair products.

The anti-dandruff product containing Piroctone Olamine destroys the fungus infection that is responsible for the dandruff and works against the formation of new dandruff, makes the scalp stay clean, itch free.

Piroctone Olamine is a particular salt that is also known as Octopirox and Piroctone ethanolamine. It is a compound, which is often used to cure fungal infections. This salt is a hydroxamic acid derivative Piroctone.It is often used in anti-dandruff shampoo as a replacement for the commonly used compound zinc pyrithione


Appearance White or light pale crystal
Assay % ≥99.0%
Melting point 130 – 135℃
Loss on drying <1.0%
Ash (SO4) <0.2%
pH value(1% aq. solu. 20℃) 8.5 – 10.0
Monoethanolamine 20.1-20.9%
Nitrosamine 50 ppb max.
Hexane (GC) Ethyl ≤300 PPM
acetate(GC) ≤5000 PPM



Period of validity



under shady ,dry, and sealed conditions, fire prevention.


Efficient , non-toxic, low stimulation anti-dandruff, used for dandruff shampoo, hair conditioner.

The dosage is different according to the final product , generally add 0.1% – 0.5%. In hair conditioner, its addition amount reduced to 0.05%-0. 1%,  and can make a very satisfied result of dandruff. shampoo, hair keep and hair care, soap, etc.


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