Alcohols, lanolin, ethoxylated
PEG Lanolin ether
Polyethylene glycol lanolin ether
Polyoxyethylene lanolin ether
Wool wax alcohol ethoxylated
Polyoxyethylene wool wax alcohol ethers
R: lanolin alkyl.
Appearance: pale yellow to yellow-brown solid.
Odor: faint characteristic odor.
Solubility: dispersed in water to soluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, low irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, wetting, permeating, emulsifying, solubilizing, dispersing abilities.
Notes: (1), can be used in children cleaning products. (2), byproduct 1,4-dioxane: carcinogen to animal, possible carcinogen (Group 2B) to human; if content is minimal, usually does not cause to harm.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
pH (25℃, 1%)
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as emulsifying agent, cleansing agent widely. eg: personal care products, household cleaning, industrial cleaning, textile, leather, chemical fiber.
Emulsifying agent in petroleum, petroleum derivatives.
Emulsifying agent, emollient in personal care products. good compatibility with skin.
Leveling agent in textile, dye.
Use as solubilizing agent. eg: perfume.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.