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Product summary

Croduret™ 40

Croduret 40 is a vegetable-derived, ethoxylated (40) nonionic surfactant. It is suitable for a wide variety of applications providing emulsifying and solubilising functionality. Hydrogenation of the castor oil results in greater oxidative stability with superior colour and reduced odour.

Old tradename
Croduret 40LD

Chemical group
Nonionic Surfactants - Ethoxylated Triglycerides

Chemical description
Macrogolglycerol Hydroxystearate PhEur; Polyoxyl 40 Hydrogentated Castor Oil NF (PEG 40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil)

Regional availability
Asia, Europe, Latin America, N America


General properties
Form @ 25ºC Off-white paste
HLB 13
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Applications Functions
  • Air care
  • Fabric detergents
  • Hard surface cleaning
  • Vehicle care
  • Waxes / polishes
  • Emulsifying
  • Solubiliser or solvent
Environmental properties
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