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ceteth-20
poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), .alpha.-hexadecyl-.omega.-hydroxy- (20 mol EO average molar ratio)

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CAS Number: 9004-95-9
Other:111637-23-1
ECHA EC Number:500-014-1
Formula:(C2 H4 O)mult-C16 H34 O
Category:emulsifiers, surfactants
 
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Strength:none
Substantivity:400 Hour(s)
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. mild alcohol waxy fresh
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: cleansing agents
emulsifying agents
surfactants
 
Suppliers:
Chemical-navi - Nikkol
NIKKOL BC-20
Odor: characteristic
Use: Hydrophilic emulsifier; dispersant
Chemical-navi - Nikkol
NIKKOL BC-20TX
Odor: characteristic
Use: Hydrophilic emulsifier; dispersant
Croda
Brij™ C20
Odor: bland
Use: Emulsifier for O/W milks
ECSA Chemicals
Ceteth-20
Company Profile
Lipo Chemicals
Lipocol® C-20
Odor: characteristic
Use: Lipocol® C-20 is an oil-in-water emulsifier. Stable emulsions are formed when balanced with a low HLB emulsifier such as Lipocol® C-2, and Lipocol® S or Lipocol® C for body and viscosity. Used in all emulsion systems including skin care, hair care and foundation make ups.
 
Safety Information:
 
Hazards identification
 
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
 
Pictogram
 
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-mouse LD50 2602 mg/kg
BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA" LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
Science Reports of the Research Institutes, Tohoku University, Series C: Medicine. Vol. 36(1-4), Pg. 10, 1989.

oral-rat LD50 2500 mg/kg
International Journal of Toxicology. Vol. 18(Suppl

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: emulsifiers, surfactants
Recommendation for ceteth-20 usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Recommendation for ceteth-20 flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
 
Safety References:
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):9004-95-9
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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
Chemidplus:0009004959
 
References:
Canada Domestic Sub. List:9004-95-9
Pubchem (sid):135292780
 
Other Information:
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Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
 
Potential Uses:
None Found
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
 brij 58
 brij C20
 britex C 200
 emalex 120
 ethosperse CL20
 hetoxol CA-20
 lipocol C-20
 lipocol C2
 nikkol BC 20TX
 nikkol BC-20
 nikkol BC-20TX
 nissan nonion P 220
 OTsS 20
 peg-20 cetyl ether
 poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), .alpha.-hexadecyl-.omega.-hydroxy- (20 mol EO average molar ratio)
 polyethylene glycol (20) cetyl ether
 polyoxyethylene (20) cetyl alcohol ether
 polyoxyethylene (20) cetyl ether
 
 
Notes:
non-ionic surfactant of the polyethylene glycol family. it is used as a solubilizer and emulsifying agent in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, often as an ointment base, and also as a research tool.
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