Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C20H42O
Molecular Weight: 298.55
Appearance: white solid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: >10000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, emulsifying, thickening, lubricating abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as emulsifying agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Humectant, thickening agent in personal care products.
Use as thickening agent.
Use as intermediate. eg: used in synthesis of surfactants.
Lubricant in metal processing, resins.