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ALKEST® TW 20

  • Company:

    Oxiteno

  • INCI Name:

    Polysorbate 20

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The ALKEST® TW line is made up of ethoxylated sorbitan esters. The products in the ALKEST® TW line are hydrophilic, having high HLB values. The presence of the polyoxyethylene chain makes the products in the ALKEST® TW line soluble or dispersible in water, which favors their application in oil-in-water (O/W) emulsions, as dispersants/solubilizers of oils and fragrances, and as co-surfactants and humectants in shampoos, hand soaps, and body washes.

Because of the high degree of ethoxylation in the ALKEST® TW line, these products also function well as humectants and antistatic agents. ALKEST® TW lines and their mixtures are recommended as emulsifiers in liquid and paste wax formulas, a solvent base for floor and automotive polishing waxes and furniture polish. Tailored HLB emulsification systems are obtainable using ALKEST® SP and ALKEST® TW mixtures.

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Company

Guided by innovation and sustainability, Oxiteno is a Brazilian chemical company that operates worldwide, leading manufacturer of surfactants and specialty chemicals. Present in nine countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia, Oxiteno has 12 industrial units located in Brazil, United States, Mexico, Uruguay and Venezuela and sales offices in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, China, Colombia, United States, Mexico Uruguay and Venezuela.

We are committed to working in the cosmetic and personal care industry to promote the well-being and beauty of people, and to fulfill the needs of society and consumers by providing products that are efficient while respecting human health and the environment. We monitor market trends and to provide innovative solutions. We support our customers with a highly qualified technical staff to develop products and technologies for a Personal Care market that is constantly evolving.

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