POLIkol 6000 is a product belonging to the group of polyoxyethylene glycols (PEG with an average molecular weight of 6000), INCI name: PEG-135. The commercial product is available in the form of white to light yellow wax. The solidification point of the product is 52-58°C. The product is freely soluble in water and in low aliphatic alcohols. It is safe, non-toxic and does not cause skin irritation.
POLIkOL 6000 can be used in cosmetic preparations as a lubricant and humectant, for example in lipsticks and lip liners, moisturizing and anti-wrinkle creams and hair styling preparations. It can be added to the formulation to improve its rheological properties (increase in viscosity). The product can also be used as a carrier of active substances and a binder in dishwasher tablets, laundry tablets and bath salts.
In industrial applications it is a component of lubricating preparations, mainly water-soluble synthetic liquids for machining and heat transfer fluids. The product is used as a release agent in the rubber processing industry (tire production), plastics and elastomers. Also used as an auxiliary agent during galvanizing coating processes. It is also an auxiliary in the treatment of textiles and in paint additives.
POLIkol 6000 acts as a plasticizer and binding agent in the production of ceramics and food packaging based on biopolymers. Has a positive opinion from international organizations, such as the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), which allows the use of polyethylene glycol in the form of an indirect food additive based on CFR 21: 175.105; 175,210; 176,180; 176,200. It should be noted that the product may be used in accordance with the definitions provided by the organization, not exceeding the maximum permitted dose.
POLIkol 6000 exhibits the features of a drying presenter in flexographic ink formulations. The product is also an additive to adhesives, acting as a thickening component and humectant in PVA-based water adhesive formulations.
The product is not classified according to the CLP/GHS regulation.
PCC EXOL SA is one of the most important manufacturers of surfactants and chemical formulations in Central and Eastern Europe. The company offers surfactants, specialist additives and chemical formulations for many branches of industry.
All the above information related to the product are provided according to the best knowledge of the manufacturer and published in good faith. However, the manufacturer does not guarantee the information and contents of this document are complete and accurate, and shall not be liable for the results of using them. The user is obliged to verify and confirm the information and contents of this documentation on his/her own. The manufacturer reserves the right to change the content of this document at any time without stating reasons of such changes.
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