ESTEROL 272 Glycerol Mono Oleate (TG)

Product Description

Esterol 272™ 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.


Glycerol Mono Oleate, GMO


Mono and Di Glycerides of Canola Fatty Acids


ESTEROL 272™ is a pale yellow viscous liquid or waxy solid with a bland fatty odour. Liquid above 20ºC and solid below 10ºC between which it may be partly solid or pasty.

Product Performance

ESTEROL 272TM is a very useful low HLB co-emulsifier for forming either oil-in-water or water-in-oil emulsions. It is readily biodegradable and has very low toxicity. Small percentages in compounded oil formulations impart excellent rust preventative characteristics.

Product Usage

  • Plastic: Used in the manufacture of PVC film and Polyethylene film
  • Agriculture : Emulsifier for agricultural products - insecticides
  • Textile: Dye carrier
  • Key Points

  • Readily Biodegradable means that it will have a low environmental impact.
  • Mild to skin means that it is suitable for formulating into personal care and hygiene products.
  • Capable of being used as a co-emulsifier in the formation of invert emulsions (water in oil.)
  • Low toxicity means that it poses a low health and safety risk for users.
  • Can impart corrosion inhibition properties to formulations.
  • Evaluation and Testing

  • Moisture 0.1%
  • Colour 5 Gardner
  • SG (20ºC) 0.96
  • Acid Value 2
  • Cloud Point 150C
  • HLB 3.5
  • Storage and Safety


    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 for further information


    ESTEROL 272TM 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