Phosphoric acid, mono- and di-C16-18-alkyl esters
R: C16-18; R1: C16-18 or H.
Appearance: white solid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water. soluble in ethanol.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, low irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, antirust, lubricating, anticorrosive, wetting, cleansing, fat-liquoring, emulsifying abilities. intolerance to hard water. low foaming. resistance to high concentrations of alkali. under acidic conditions, does not affect surface activity. can be used as soap substitutes. similar with natural phospholipids. good compatibility with skin.
Notes: can be used in children cleaning products.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Cleansing agent, emulsifying agent in personal care products. eg: soap, shampoo.
Lubricant, antirust agent in metalworking fluids.
Cleansing agent in household cleaning products.
Cleansing agent, dispersing agent, antirust agent in industrial cleaning.
Fat-liquoring agent in leather.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.