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ALFONIC 1216CO-3 Ethoxylate

Sasol Chemicals ALFONIC 1216CO-3 Ethoxylate is a biodegradable nonionic based on a linear primary alcohol formulated to simulate the carbon distribution of coconut oil based derivatives. ALFONIC 1216CO-3 Ethoxylate is liquid at room temperature, essentially 100% active typically is used in detergent and other based applications. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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Properties

Features And Benefits
Ingredient Claims
Biodegradable
End Use Claims
Wetting
Cleaning
Foaming
Regulatory Status
AICS Listed (Australia)
DSL Listed (Canada)
EINECS Listed (Europe)
ENCS Listed (Japan)
IECSC Listed (China)
NZIoC Listed (New Zealand)
PICCS Listed (Philippines)
KECI Listed (Korea)
NECI Listed (Taiwan)
ISHL Listed (Japan)
CH INV Listed (Switzerland)
Regional Availability
Latin America
North America
Product Characteristics
Origin
Petrochemical
Synthetic
CAS No.
68002-97-1
Physical Form
Liquid
Odor
Sweet Pungent
Color
Colorless
Formulation Conditions
Insoluble in
Water
Typical Properties
Value
Unit
Test Method
Molecular Weight (Average)
329
g/mol
EO Content (Average)
40
wt. %
Free EO
max. 1
ppm
Glycol Content
max. 1
wt. %
Density at 40°C (104°F)
0.934
g/mL
Cloud Point (10% in BDG)
62 (144)
°C (°F)
Viscosity at 40°C (104°F)
15
cSt
pH (5% in IPA/water)
5 – 8
HLB (Calculated)
8
Wettability on Cotton
580
sec
Contact Angle on PTFE (Average)
47.27
Color
max. 50
APHA
RCM 3607
Water Content
max. 0.1
wt. %
DIN 51777
Surface Tension
24.38
mN/m
Pour Point
5 (41)
°C (°F)
Hydroxyl Number
165 - 175
mg KOH/g
Free Alcohol
max. 18
wt. %
Flash Point
min. 175 (347)
°C (°F)
Critical Micelle Concentration
79.35
mg/L

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Technical product information

Storage and Handling

Safe handling advice

Take precautionary measures against static discharges.

Storage/Transport pressure

Ambient

Load/Unload temperature

15 - 38 °C (60 - 100 °F)

Storage and handling materials

Suitable: Carbon steel coated with baked phenolic. Any moisture may cause rusting of carbon steel. If product is moisture free, uncoated carbon steel tanks.

Further information on storage conditions

When stored in the liquid form, ethoxylates should be padded with a dry inert gas, such as nitrogen, to prevent oxygen or air from entering the tank. Prolonged storage in the presence of air or oxygen may cause product degradation. Oxidation is not expected when stored under a nitrogen atmosphere. Inert gas blanket and breathing system needed to maintain color stability. Use dry inert gas having at least -40°C (-40°F) dew point.

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South Africa