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TERGITOL 15-S-40

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Non-ionic surfactant

Synonym: Secondary alcohol ethoxylate 41 EO

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Properties

Related Categories 12 Principles Aligned Products, Biodegradable Surfactants, Chemical Synthesis, Greener Alternative Products
Quality Level   100
grade   laboratory grade
description   non-ionic
form   solid
mol wt   ~1,960 g/mol
greener alternative product characteristics   Design for Degradation
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CMC   1314 ppm (25°C)
transition temp   cloud point >100 °C (1 wt% actives aq solution)
  pour point 43 °C
solubility   water: freely soluble (some compositions may form gels)
density   1.061 at 55 °C
HLB   18
greener alternative category   Aligned

Description

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 biodegradable surfactant and is aligned with the 10th principle of Green Chemistry "Design for Degradation".

Tergitol 15-S-40 is a secondary alcohol ethoxylate with 41 ethylene oxide (EO) units.

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Features and Benefits

• Emulsion stabilizer
• Provides freeze/thaw & ionic stability
• Electrolyte solubility
• Good handling properties

Legal Information

TERGITOL is a trademark of The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow") or an affiliated company of Dow

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
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