ULTRAPEG 1500 is a versatile ingredient used in various applications such as skin care, hair care, and industrial additives. It functions as a thickener, humectant, fixative, and softening agent, offering benefits like low toxicity and biodegradability. Ideal for creams, hair creams, body sprays, and more.

INCI Name: PEG-32

Chemical Family: Polyethylene Glycols, Polyglycols, Polyols

Applicable Processes: Metal Finishing, Metal Polishing, Wood Preservation, Wood Treatment

Labeling Claims: Biodegradable, Low Toxicity, Non-Flammable

Physical Form: Solid

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Properties

Formulation Type
Physical Form
Soluble In
Soluble in
Water
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Average Molecular Weight1350 - 1595--
Acid Valuemax. 0.5mg KOH/g-
Ash Contentmax. 0.1%-
pH (at 5% Aqueous Solution at 25°C)4.5 - 7.5--
Hydroxyl Vaule70 - 83mg KOH/g-
Water Contentmax. 1%-

Packaging & Availability

Storage & Handling

Storage & Handling Information
  • Store the product in sealed containers, in a sheltered, dry place, away from sources of heat or ignition. Because the product is hygroscopic, we recommend storing product on cement floors at low humidity.
  • For bulk storage of product use tanks made of AISI 304 or 316 stainless steel or carbon steel coated with vinyl ester resin. These tanks should have internal coils made of 304 or 316 stainless steel installed at the bottom and provided with hot water at temperatures of 70 to 80ºC. Steam is not recommended as product may darken at high heat. In addition, a recirculation system is recommended to homogenize the product before use.
  • For product packaged in drums, we recommend heating in ovens, water baths or with thermal tapes at temperatures of 60°C to 80°C for only as long as it takes to melt and homogenize the products before use.
  • Handle chemical products in well-ventilated areas, with ready access to emergency showers and eyewash stations.
  • Use proper personal protective equipment (PPE) when handling the products, such as PVC gloves, safety goggles, and coat.