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Solvay ALKAMULS® EL 620 Surfactant
Categories: Fluid

Material Notes: Description: Castor oil ethoxylate (30 EO) Emulsifier for fats, oils fatty acids and solvents. Maintains stability of oil-in-water emulsions over a wide temperature range as co-emulsifier with an HLB of around 12. Nonionic emulsifier for metal working formulations. Emulsifier for oils, fatty acids, solvents and waxes in water based formulations. Often used in textile lubricants, and in food contact formulations. Dispersant for pigments and iron powders in magnetic coupling fluids. Paper dye-leveling.

Identification: CASTOR OIL ETHOXYLATE(30)

CAS: 61791-12-6

Available in: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America

Solubility: Soluble in water

Applications: ALKAMULS EL-620 is a castor oil ethoxylate with a HLB of 12. Emulsifier for oil and waxes in water based formulations. Used as dispersant or pigments and iron powders.

Information provided by Rhodia, Rhodia has been acquired by Solvay.

Available Properties
  • Density
  • pH, 7% Solution
  • Viscosity
  • Total Acid Number, RP-0616, [mg KOH/g]
  • Gardner Color Number, RP-0138
  • Shelf Life
  • H2O, Water, RP-0327, Karl Fisher
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Solvay, former Rhodia Engineering Plastics

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