ROKAnol® L4 (Laureth-4)

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Manufacturer
PCC Exol SA
Chemical name
Alcohols, C12-14, ethoxylated
CAS No.
68439-50-9
INCI
Laureth-4
ADR ADR Good manufacturing practice EFfCI Good manufacturing practice EFfCI ISO 14001 ISO 14001 ISO 9001 ISO 9001 Kosher Kosher Kosher Passover Kosher Passover Biodegradable product Biodegradable product Universal product Universal product
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ROKAnol L4 is a non-ionic surfactant belonging to the group of ethoxylated fatty alcohols (INCI name: Laureth-4). The product co-creates a group of surfactants based on lauryl alcohol. It is a clear or cloudy liquid with a maximum colour of 70 HU at 40°C. The commercial product contains more than 99.9% of the active substance and solidifies at a temperature of approx. 8°C.

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Properties and applications

Product advantages:

  •  excellent emulsifying and cleaning properties,
  •  resistance to acids, hard water and partly to alkalis,
  •  strong degreasing properties,
  •  compatible with non-ionic, anionic and cationic surfactants,
  •  biodegradable.

Applications:

  •  agents for washing, care and styling hair (shampoos, conditioners, gels, mousse, sprays),
  •  make-up products (foundations, fluids, mascaras, eye liners, lipsticks),
  •  face cleaning and care products (facial cleansing gels, scrubs, moisturizing creams, anti-acne creams, anti-ageing creams, eye creams),
  •  body wash products,
  •  hand creams, foot creams,
  •  antiperspirants,
  •  shaving preparations,
  •  sunscreens,
  •  liquid soaps,
  •  household detergents,
  •  raw material for obtaining anionic surfactants,
  •  non-ionic component of emulsifiers,
  •  removes oil stains from hard surfaces, knitted and woven fabrics,
  •  bleaching baths in textile industry,
  • detergent baths after dyeing knitted/woven fabrics.
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Markets and applications
Detergents
Personal Care
Textile industry

Function
Emulsifiers

Composition
Alkoxylated alcohols / Ethoxylated alcohols

Segment
Specialty Products / Specialty additives
Surfactants / Non-ionic surfactants

Alternative names
Alcohols, C12-14, ethoxylated, Polyoxyethylene Lauryl Ether, Ethoxylated Lauryl Alcohol, Polyoxyethylene Lauryl Alcohol, Polyethylene glycol dodecyl ether, Polyethylene Glycol Lauryl Ether
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