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Sigma-Aldrich

ECO Brij® S20

greener alternative
Synonym(s):
Brij® S20, Polyethylene glycol octadecyl ether, Polyoxyethylene (20) stearyl ether
Linear Formula:
C18H37(OCH2CH2)nOH, n~20
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description

non-ionic

Quality Level

form

solid

greener alternative product characteristics

Use of Renewable Feedstocks
Design for Degradation
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impurities

≤3.0% water

mp

44-46 °C (lit.)

acid number

≤1.0 mg KOH/g

hydroxyl value

45‑60 mg KOH/g

HLB

15.3

greener alternative category

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCOCCO

InChI

1S/C20H41O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-19-22-20-18-21/h2-20H2,1H3

InChI key

PSEGVHKUPXNGGJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

General description

We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry. This product is a biobased surfactant and is aligned with the 7th principle of Green Chemistry "Use of Renewable Feedstocks" and the 10th principle "Design for Degradation".

Brij® S20 is a surfactant that belongs to the class of polyoxyethylene ethers. It is majorly used in pharmaceutical applications to improve the solubility of the drugs. It can also be grafted on a variety of surfaces to enhance the intracellular uptake of dyes.

Features and Benefits

  • 100 % Renewable
  • 100 % Bio-based
  • Certified to the USDA BioPreferred Program
  • Lower carbon footprint than petrochemical-based versions

Legal Information

Brij is a registered trademark of Croda International PLC

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Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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