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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
Good manufacturing practice EFfCI Good manufacturing practice EFfCI Biodegradable product Biodegradable 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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