Ethylhexyl hydroxystearate
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Ethylhexyl hydroxystearate
Alias
2-Ethylhexyl 12-hydroxystearate
Octadecanoic acid, 12-hydroxy-, 2-ethylhexyl ester
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Esters
CAS No.
29383-26-4; 29710-25-6
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C26H52O3
Molecular Weight: 412.69
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: pale yellow paste/semi-solid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, emulsifying, lubricating 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 dispersing agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Use as lubricant.
Conditioning agent, emollient in personal care products.
Manufacturers
 
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