Sodium 2-ethylhexanoate
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Sodium 2-ethylhexanoate
Alias
2-Ethylcaproic acid sodium salt
2-Ethylhexanoic acid sodium salt
Sodium-2-ethylcaproate
Hexanoic acid, 2-ethyl-, sodium salt
Hexanoic acid, 2-ethyl-, sodium salt (1:1)
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
19766-89-3
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H15NaO2
Molecular Weight: 166.19
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: (1), white or slightly yellow solid powder; (2), pale yellow viscous liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water. soluble in ether. 10% aqueous solution: transparent or slightly milky.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent lubricating, cleansing, wetting, permeating, dispersing, emulsifying, antibacterial, preservative abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
solid
liquid
actives*, %, ≥
97
50-80
 
pH (25℃, 1%)
7.5-9.5
7.5-9.5
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Drier in paint, printing ink.
Thermal stabilizer, lubricant in plastics. eg: polyvinyl chloride.
Emulsifying agent in emulsified lubricating oil.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Use as wetting agent.
Manufacturers
 
Update: 20131102(1);

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