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NOVEL EL-40 Ethoxylate

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Function: Emulsifier, Surfactant (Nonionic), Dispersant, Surfactant, Dispersant & Wetting Agent, Solubilizer, Stabilizer
Chemical Name: Castor Oil, Ethoxylated
CAS Number: 61791-12-6
End Uses: Detergents, Industrial Cleaners, Metalworking Fluids
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NOVEL EL-40 Ehoxylate Technical Data Sheet
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NOVEL EL-40 Ehoxylate Safety Data Sheet
NOVEL EL-40 Ehoxylate Safety Data Sheet
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NOVEL EL-40 Ethoxylate Features & Benefits

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Physical Form
Insoluble in
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Molecular Weight (Average)2700g/mol-
Average EO content65wt. %-
Free EOmax. 1ppm-
Glycol Contentmax. 10wt. %-
Density at 60°C (104°F)1.026g/mL-
Cloud point (1% in water)50 (122)°C (°F)-
Viscosity at 60°C (104°F)168cSt-
pH (1% in IPA/Water)6-8--
HLB Calculated13.0--
Wettability on Cottonmin. 300sec-
Contact Angle on PTFE (Average)76.33--
Water contentmax. 0.5wt. %-
Solubility In Water2wt.%-
Surface Tension40mN/m-
Critical Micelle Concentration-32mg/L-
Colormax. 300mg Pt/LAPHA
Melting point31 (88)°C (°F)-
Flash pointmin. 229 (444)°C (°F)-
Free Alcoholmax. 1wt. %-
Hydroxyl number19 – 22mg KOH/g-

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Storage And Handling

Safe handling advice

  • Normal measures for preventive fire protection.

Storage/Transport pressure

  • Ambient

Load/Unload temperature

  • Ambient

Further information on storage conditions

  • Mix thoroughly before use.
  • Prolonged storage in the presence of air or oxygen may cause product degradation.
  • Oxidation is not expected when stored under a nitrogen atmosphere.