Oxirane, methyl-, polymer with oxirane, monooctadecyl ether
Polyoxyethylene polyoxypropylene steyaryl ether
Oxyethylated, oxypropylated octadecanol
Stearyl alcohol, ethoxylated and propoxylated
Oxirane, 2-methyl-, polymer with oxirane, monooctadecyl ether
Appearance: liquid to solid.
Odor: faint characteristic odor.
Solubility: insoluble to soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, low irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, dispersing, emulsifying, solubilizing abilities.
Notes: (1), be careful with using 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 cleansing agent, dispersing agent, emulsifying agent widely. eg: personal care products, household cleaning, industrial cleaning, textile, leather, chemical fiber.
Emollient, conditioning agent in personal care products.
Leveling agent in textile, dye.
Use as solubilizing agent.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.