ESTEROL 241 PEG 400 mono Oleate (GF)

Product Description

Esterol 241™ is a nonionic surfactant derived from natural oils of the fatty acid glycol type. A good general purpose emulsifier it is readily biodegradable and has low toxicity characteristics.

COMMON AND OTHER NAMES:

PEG 400 Monooleate

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION

Polyethyleneglycol 400 Mono oleate

CHARACTERISTICS

ESTEROL 241™ is a viscous amber liquid with a mild fatty odour.

Product Performance

ESTEROL 241TM is a nonionic surfactant of the fatty acid ethoxylate type. These surfactants are good general purpose emulsifiers for vegetable oils and their derivatives as well as mineral oils. ESTEROL 241TM has an HLB of approximately 12, is anhydrous, soluble in most oils, and is less hazardous both environmentally and for human contact than most other nonionic surfactant types.

Product Usage

  • Personal Care: Emulsifier and Thickener
  • Printing: Thickener and Emulsifier for printing paste
  • Paint: Emulsifier
  • Key Points

  • Readily Biodegradable means that it will have a low environmental impact.
  • Excellent emulsifying capability that can be used in both oil-in-water and water-in-oil systems.
  • Low toxicity means that it poses a low health and safety risk for users.

    Evaluation and Testing

  • Moisture 0.2%
  • Colour 7 Gardner
  • SG (20ºC) 1.01
  • Acid Value 5
  • Cloud Point 0ºC
  • HLB 12
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    Storage and Safety

    STORAGE

    When stored indoors at temperatures below 400C and in closed original containers, this product can be stored for at least 1 year. Refer to MSDS at www.vicchem.com for further information.


    HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT

    Esterol 241TM is non-toxic, biodegradable and not classified as a dangerous good. According to experience this product is considered to be harmless to health if used in the correct manner. Skin and eye contact should be avoided. Refer to MSDS at www.vicchem.com