T-DET® PEG 1450, in flake form, is a water-soluble polymer of ethylene oxide used as a humectant and viscosity modifier in cosmetic and personal care products.

INCI Name: PEG 1450

Chemical Family: Ethylene Oxide Copolymers, Polyethylene Glycols, Polyglycols

Labeling Claims: Low Toxicity

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Physical Form
Soluble In
Off white to white flakes
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Surface Tension (at 25°C, 0.10%)57dynes/cm³-
pH (at 5% Aqueous)4.50 - 7.50--
Viscosity (at 99°C)27 - 40cSt-
Moisture Contentmax. 1.0%Karl Fischer
Hydroxyl Value68 - 86mg KOH/g-
Molecular Weight1305 - 1650--
Solubility (at 5% in Water)Clear solution--

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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.