Cetyl Alcohol
time:2012-11-08 02:32:09,count:0

Cetyl Alcohol
Alias
1-Hexadecanol
n-Hexadecanol
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Alcohol
CAS No.
36653-82-4
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C16H34O
Molecular Weight: 242.44
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: white solid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rat oral LD50: 5000mg/Kg;
rat intraperitoneal LD50: 1600mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 3200mg/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 1600mg/Kg;
rabbit skin LD50: >2600mg/Kg;
guinea pig skin LDLo: 10000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent emulsifying, dispersing, thickening, lubricating abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
98
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Conditioning agent, emollient, emulsion stabilizer, emulsifying agent, thickening agent, foam stabilizing agent, opacifier in personal care products.
Use as lubricant.
Use as emulsion stabilizer.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:36653-82-4
Update: 20130920(1);

Home | Surfactants | Documents | Standards | Enterprise | Essays | Links | Navigation | Copyright | Advertising | About us | Bulletin

简体中文 | 繁體中文 | English

MP: 0086 180 0222 7832;   Email: ssunliu@gmail.com

Copyright 2004-2016 SAAPedia All Rights Reserved.