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Chemical Name: Alcohols, C14-15
CAS Number: 75782-87-5
End Uses: Detergents, Powder Detergents, Oil & Gas Applications, Rolling Fluids, Shampoos & Rinses, Industrial Cleaners, Liquid Detergents, Metalworking Fluids
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Identification & Functionality

Applications & Uses

Recommended Uses & Known Applications

ALCHEM 145 is used as raw material to produce ethoxylates, ethoxysulphates, sulphates, phosphates, ester and ethers suitable for several application fields.

ALCHEM 145 derivatives is the base to manufacture liquid and powder detergents, shampoos, bath foams, textile & leather auxiliaries (wetting, degreasing, scouring agents), plasticizers, binders for paint and coating and lubricant additives.


Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Carbonyl Numbermax. 0.1mg KOH/gISO 1279
Carbon Distribution - C 13 and lightermax. 4% massRCM 1101
Carbon Distribution - C 1457-68% massRCM 1101
Carbon Distribution - C 1531-42% massRCM 1101
Carbon Distribution - C 16 and heaviermax. 3% massRCM 1101
Total Linear Alcohol Contentmin. 93% massRCM 1101
Density at 50°C836kg/m3ASTM D4052, ASTM 7042
Molecular Weight (Average)218g/molRCM 1101
Distillation - Initial Boiling Point291°CASTM D 86
Distillation - Final Boiling Point311°CASTM D 86
Water Contentmax. 0.1 wt. %DIN 51777
Colormax. 10-EN ISO 6271
Bromine Indexmax. 50mg Br2/100gASTM 1492
Acid Valuemax. 0.06mg KOH/gASTM D664 (method B) or ASTM D1613
Hydrocarbons Contentmax. 0.15% massRCM 1101
Pour Point34°CASTM D5950
Hydroxyl Number252-258mg KOH/gRCM 1101
Flash Point142°CASTM D93

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Information

ALCHEM 145 is generally supplied in drums.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
12 months
Storage and Handling

It is recommended to keep ALCHEM 145 in a cool and well ventilated place. ALCHEM 145 should preferably be stored in stainless steel tanks or steel lined with epoxy-phenolic resins. Avoid materials as aluminium, copper and copper alloys. It is suggested to store the product at temperature between 40°C and 50°C. It is preferable to avoid h eating above 50°C and to store under nitrogen in order to minimise yellowish phenomena. To prevent oxidation during prolonged storage, it is recommended to blanket the product with nitrogen.