Hexamoll® DINCH®

Hexamoll® DINCH® is the trusted non-phthalate plasticizer especially developed for applications with close human contact. Therefore it is the ideal solution when it comes to high safety and quality standards for use in many sensitive goods. Hexamoll® DINCH® is recommended whenever people are in close contact with PVC products that contain plasticizers.


Hexamoll® DINCH® established on the market since 2002

BASF has invested more than €7 million in toxicological research for Hexamoll® DINCH® thus far. Thanks to its excellent toxicological profile and the low migration rate, the plasticizer is approved and certified by many authorities and institutions worldwide. Additionally, Hexamoll® DINCH® sets high standards with regard to sustainability. Within BASF sustainable solution steering Hexamoll® DINCH® has been classified in 2014 as "Accelerator" generating a substantial sustainability contribution in the value chain.

Thanks to its unique performance Hexamoll® DINCH® is an established plasticizer on the market. It can be used as a substitute for traditional phthalates in many sensitive applications. Many leading brands in the toy and medical industries as well as several retailers have developed strong trust in BASF’s non-phthalate plasticizer.

Chemically, it belongs to the family of aliphatic esters:

  • 1,2-cyclohexane dicarboxylic acid diisononyl ester

Both Hexamoll and DINCH are registered trademarks of BASF

Exceptional properties and many approvals

Hexamoll® DINCH® is approved for specific applications by manufacturers and competent authorities:

  • Approved by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
  • Approved by the Japan Hygienic PVC Association (JHPA)
  • Assessed by National Sanitation Foundation (NSF)

Further information

BASF received SolVin Award Innovation Special Prize


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