Appearance: solid; or liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent preservative, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
*: Average molecular weight should be marked.
Use as preservatives. eg: food.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Conditioning agent in personal care products.
Drug carrier, slow-release agent in medicine.
Use as water absorbing agent.