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ROKAnol® LT5

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Manufacturer
PCC Exol SA
Chemical name
Alcohols, C12-13, ethoxylated
CAS No.
160901-19-9
ADR ADR New New
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Rokanol LT5 belongs to non-ionic surfactants from the C12-C13 ethoxylated fatty alcohols (INCI name: Laureth-5). The commercial product contains about 100% of the active substance. It takes the form of a clear or turbid liquid which solidifies at a temperature close to +2°C. At 40°C the product becomes clear and light-coloured, i.e. max. 50 HU. The product is hydrophilic and soluble in water. It has a cloud-point within the temperature range of 70÷72°C (in butylodiglycol/water solution). 

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Properties and applications

Product advantages:

  •  perfect moisturizer,
  •  very effective emulsifier and dispersant,
  •  excellent emulsifying, dispersing and detergency properties, 
  •  exhibits hydrophilic properties,
  •  stable in the presence of oxidising and reducing agents and in hard water,
  •  compatible with the non-ionic, anionic and cationic ingredients of the formulation,
  •  resistant to acidic environments and diluted alkalis,
  •  improves capillarity of the dye in the dyeing process,
  •  removes oil stains from hard surfaces, knitted and woven fabrics,
  •  readily biodegradable.

Applications:

  •  cleaning of hard surfaces,
  •  liquid detergents,
  •  commercial laundry products,
  •  cleaning of kitchen dirt,
  •  professional industrial and institutional cleaning products,
  •  products for bleaching cotton, 
  •  agents for removing oil stains resulting from weaving processes.
Categories

Markets and applications
Detergents
I&I Cleaning
Textile industry

Function
Cleansing agents
Emulsifiers
Washing agents

Composition
Alkoxylated alcohols / Ethoxylated alcohols

Segment
Surfactants / Non-ionic surfactants

Alternative names
Alcohols, C12-13, ethoxylated,
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