ESTEROL 241 PEG 400 mono Oleate (GF)
Esterol 241 is a nonionic surfactant derived from natural oils of the fatty acid glycol type. A good general purpose emulsifier it is readily biodegradable and has low toxicity characteristics.
COMMON AND OTHER NAMES:
PEG 400 Monooleate
Polyethyleneglycol 400 Mono oleate
ESTEROL 241 is a viscous amber
liquid with a mild fatty odour.
ESTEROL 241TM is a nonionic surfactant of the fatty acid ethoxylate type. These
surfactants are good general purpose emulsifiers for vegetable oils and their
derivatives as well as mineral oils. ESTEROL 241TM has an HLB of approximately
12, is anhydrous, soluble in most oils, and is less hazardous both environmentally
and for human contact than most other nonionic surfactant types.
Personal Care: Emulsifier and Thickener
Printing: Thickener and Emulsifier for printing paste
Readily Biodegradable means that it will have a low environmental impact.
Excellent emulsifying capability that can be used in both oil-in-water and
Low toxicity means that it poses a low health and safety risk for users.
Evaluation and Testing
Colour 7 Gardner
SG (20ºC) 1.01
Acid Value 5
Cloud Point 0ºC
Storage and Safety
When stored indoors at temperatures below
C and in closed original containers, this
product can be stored for at least 1 year. Refer
to MSDS at www.vicchem.com for further
HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT
is non-toxic, biodegradable and not
classified as a dangerous good. According to
experience this product is considered to be
harmless to health if used in the correct
manner. Skin and eye contact should be
avoided. Refer to MSDS at www.vicchem.com