Dimethyl Phthalate (DMP), which has a molecular formula of (C2H3O2)2C6H4, is an organic compound that manifests itself as a colorless liquid and is soluble in some organic solvents. It is most frequently used as an insect repellent, as it helps keep both flies and mosquitos away. It is also used in plastics found in children’s toys, and can be used as rocket propellant. In addition, Dimethyl Phthalate is used as a fragrance in personal care products and other cosmetics.
Personal Care and Cosmetics