Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(3-pentadecylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-
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Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(3-pentadecylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-
Alias
PEG Pentadecyl phenyl ether
Pentadoxynol
Polyethylene glycol pentadecyl phenyl ether
Polyoxyethylene pentadecyl phenyl ether
Ethoxylated pentadecylphenol
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Polyether
CAS No.
40160-92-7
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Odor: faint characteristic odor.
Solubility: dispersed in water to soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: hardly degradable.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, dispersing, wetting, permeating, emulsifying, solubilizing abilities.
Notes: (1), can not 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.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
98
 
pH (25℃, 1%)
5.0-7.0
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as cleansing agent, emulsifying agent widely. eg: personal care products, household cleaning, industrial cleaning, textile, leather, chemical fiber.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Emollient, humectant in personal care products.
Leveling agent in textile, dye.
Use as solubilizing agent.
Product members
Pentadoxynol-200
Manufacturers
 
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