EsteCare™ 12 AT is a classical emulsifier for creams and lotions. It has many uses, such as surfactants in detergent formulations both, industrial and domestic. These are also used as cleaning agents, scouring agents, wetting agents and dispersants or emulsifiers in textile formulations. It is also used as emulsifiers, solubalizers in cosmetics and health care formulations.

INCI Name: Ceteareth-20

Chemical Name: Ceteareth-20

CAS Number: 68439-49-6

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Physical Form
Soluble In
White to off white solid
Soluble in
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH (at 5% Aqueous)6.5 - 7.5--
Cloud Point (at 1% in 10% NaCl)74 - 76°C-
Residual Ethylene Oxide Contentmax. 1ppm-
Residual 1,4 Dioxane Contentmax. 5ppm-
Moisture Contentmax. 1%-

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Storage Conditions

Store in a cool, well-ventilated place, out of direct sunlight. Keep container tightly closed. Store locked up. Store away from incompatible materials. Store in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.