Propylene glycol monostearate
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Propylene glycol monostearate
Alias
Octadecanoic acid, monoester with 1,2-propanediol
Stearic acid, monoester with propane-1,2-diol
Propylene glycol stearate
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Esters
CAS No.
1323-39-3
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C21H42O3
Molecular Weight: 342.56
Structural Formula
Schematic formula:
Properties
Appearance: white solid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 200mg/Kg; mouse oral LD50: 26000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent emulsifying, dispersing, lubricating, solubilizing abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as emulsifying agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Emollient, emulsifying agent in personal care products.
Use as lubricant.
Emulsifying agent in medicine, food.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 1323-39-3
Update: 20141102(1);

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