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ALKONAT® 1618 C30

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ALKONAT® 1618 C30 is used in cosmetic products for viscosity control, as an additive for plastics, lubricant additives in soluble oils for stamping, laminating, and drawing. It is ideal for use as a rheology modifier and emollient in cosmetic creams, lotions, conditioners and combing creams. This product is also sutiable as a consistency agent and fiber lubricant in fabric and textile softeners, as an additive for lubricants and as intermediates in the production of ethoxylated and sulfated surfactants. This product has a molecular weight of 193-200 g/mol.

ALKONAT® 1618 C30 and ALKONAT® 1618 C50 also differ in their content of Cetyl Alcohol, with higher contents for ALKONAT® 1618 C50. The main markets of the ALKONAT® line are those of cosmetics and cleaners, in addition to other industrial applications. The nonionic and anionic surfactants derived from C12-C14 chain have unmatched cleaning power, therefore, they are used as primary surfactants in cosmetic and cleaning formulas.

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Alcohols, C14-18 (67762-30-5) Sign in to view

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Name (CAS Number)
Alcohols, C14-18 (67762-30-5)
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Oxiteno is a Brazilian company that operates worldwide, dealing in the manufacture of surfactants and specialty chemicals. They participate in multiple markets and industries, including Household, Industrial, and Institutional Cleaners. Their portfolio includes nonionic, anionic and specialty surfactants, as well as green solvents for the formulation of detergents, disinfectants, hard surface cleaners, waxes and polishes, degreasers and more.

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