MARLIPAL 1618/11

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MARLIPAL 1618/11 is a fatty alcohol polyethylene glycol ether that acts as an emulsifier that improves consistency by reducing the surface tension of the substances to be emulsified. This alcohol ethoxylate appears as a solid and can be used in skin care products, moisturizers, hair conditioners, suntan and indoor tanning products and hair dyes, colors, and tints. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

Chemical Name: Alcohols, C16-18, ethoxylated

Functions: Surfactant, Surfactant (Nonionic)

CAS Number: 68439-49-6

Chemical Family: Alcohol Ethoxylates

Labeling Claims: Biodegradable

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Ingredient Origin
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Cleaning Ingredients Functions
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Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims

Applications & Uses

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Fluids & Lubricants Type
Fluids & Lubricants End Use
Home Care Applications
I&I Cleaning Applications


Physical Form
Miscible In
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Iodine Color Number (melt)max. 1mg I/100 mlDIN EN 1557
Cloud Point (2 % in fully demin. water)84-90°CDIN EN 1890
pH (2 % in fully demin. water)5-7-DIN EN 1262
Density at 50°Capprox. 0.97g/mlDIN 51757
Refractive Index n 50/Dapprox. 1.452-DGF C-IV 5
Gel Point (50 % in fully demin. water)approx. 80°CAN-SAA 1105/1
Viscosity at 50°C (Brookfield)approx. 35mPa.sDIN ISO 2555
Water Contentmax. 0.5%
Flash Pointmin. 200°C
Ignition Temperaturemin. 300°CDIN 51794
Setting Pointapprox. 35°CDIN ISO 3841
Refractive Indexapprox. 1.452-DGF C - IV 5
Molar massapprox. 735g/molCalculated
Polyethylene Glycol Contentapprox. 3% massHPLC
Molar Massapprox. 735g/molCalculated

Regulatory & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Africa
  • Europe
  • Middle East
Packaging Information

Road tankers, about  120 l plastic drums, about 200 I iron drums

Storage & Handling

Storage and Handling

Precautions for safe handling

Advice on safe handling

  • Wear personal protective equipment.
  • Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

  • Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms.
  • Do not spray on a naked flame or any incandescent material.

Fire-fighting class

  • B: Fires involving liquids or liquid containing substances. Also includes substances which become liquid at elevated temperatures.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Requirements for storage areas and containers

  • Keep tightly closed in a dry and cool place.

Storage class (TRGS 510)

  • 11: Combustible Solids

Other data

  • Stable at normal ambient temperature and pressure.
  • Stainless steel (Steel No. 1.4541 or 1.4571).