Product:SQUALANE (Hexamethyltetracosane) [C30H62]

CAS No:111-01-3

Synonyms:Perhydrosqualene, Cosbiol

SQUALANE is the saturated hydrocarbon obtained by the complete hydrogenation of naturally occurring SQUALENE .

Squalane, is a hydrocarbon (C30H62), found naturally in the sebum, secreted by human skin. Produced by the complete hydrogenation of Squalene. It is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, and a transparent liquid. It is a non-sticky, non-irritant, non-oxidizing, non-drying, and an extremely stable oil. Absorbed easily by human skin without giving any unpleasant and greasy feel. Squalane is capable to penetrate inside the human skin, and imparts flexibility, smooth texture and appearance. It is also responsible for preventing the water loss from the skin and act as excellent carrier of other active substances. It has excellent spreadability and restore the skin's lost lipid barrier and suppleness.

Squalane is highly compatible with the skin's surface and usually referred as the “Best face oil”. Abundant supply of squalene from the natural sources and highly effective technology through which it is refined, Squalane is produced in its utmost purity. Aasha Biochem is a leading manufacturer and supplier of Squalane in its best refined form.



  • Prevention of dryness: Squalane is excellent for restoring the skin's lost suppleness.
  • Moisturizing properties: A skin's moisture levels can only be managed well if it has optimal levels of Squalane. It is there naturally during a person's young-age and could be restored with products that contain this compound.
  • Non-irritant: Squalane is clinically proven to be a non-irritating compound. Those who have sensitive skin can also use the product.
  • Chapped lips healing: Lips are most sensitive part of our body. Chapped lips could be healed by external application of squalane.
  • Correcting acne prone skin: Acne is usually caused by clogged skin pores. Squalane does not block the pores and so it is suitable for acne prone skin to it and make it even.
  • Oil control: Regular use of Squalane can regulate the oil production on skin surface.
  • Oxidative damage prevention: The free-radicals are responsible for premature aging, age spots, wrinkles, fine lines and what not, Squalane prevents everything and heals the damaged skin.

Color and appearanceColorless, odorless, tasteless liquid
Specific gravity at 20℃Between 0.810 and 0.815
Refractive index at 20℃Between 1.452 and 1.458
Boiling point at 4 mmBetween 220℃ and 222℃
Acid valueNot more than 0.2 mg KOH/g
Ash contentNot more than 0.05%
Peroxide valueNot more than 5.0 meq/Kg
Iodine valueBetween 1 to 3
Saponification value Less than 0.5
Percentage purity of Squalane (Calculated as C30H62)Not less than 98%