ESTEROL 244 PEG 400 di Oleate (TG)

Product Description

Esterol 244™ 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 Dioleate

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION

Polyethyleneglycol 400 Dioleate

CHARACTERISTICS:

ESTEROL 244 is a viscous amber liquid with a mild sweet oily odour. Some waxy sediment may occur when stored below 150C

Product Performance

ESTEROL 244 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 244 has an HLB of approximately 9, 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, thickener for shampoos
  • Metal working: Emulsifier with lubricating properties
  • Textile lubricants: Emulsifier with antistatic properties, Carbonising assistant for raw wool.
  • Paper and Plastics: Release aid and defoaming
  • 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 0.1%
  • Colour 6 Gardner
  • SG (20ºC) 0.99
  • Acid Value 2
  • Cloud Point 10ºC
  • HLB 9
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    Storage and Safety

    STORAGE

    When stored indoors at temperatures below 40ºC 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 244 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