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
Polyethyleneglycol 400 Dioleate
ESTEROL 244 is a viscous amber
liquid with a mild sweet oily odour.
Some waxy sediment may occur when
stored below 150C
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
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
Readily Biodegradable means that it will have a low environmental impact.
Excellent emulsifying capability that can be used in both oil-in-water and
Low toxicity means that it poses a low health and safety risk for users.
Colour 6 Gardner
SG (20ºC) 0.99
Acid Value 2
Cloud Point 10ºC
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