ULTRAPEG 4000 F is a versatile ingredient suitable for various applications. It functions as a thickener, solubilizer, humectant, and more in cosmetics, cleaning products, agrochemicals, and industrial additives. With features like good binding capacity and biodegradability, it is ideal for personal care, home care, and industrial applications.

INCI Name: PEG-75

Chemical Name: PEG 4000, PPG 4000

CAS Number: 25322-68-3

Chemical Family: Polyethylene Glycols, Polyglycols, Polyols

Labeling Claims: Biodegradable, Low Toxicity, Non-Flammable

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

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Chemical Name
INCI Name
Agrochemical Functions
CASE Ingredients Functions
Cleaning Ingredients Functions
Cosmetic Ingredients Functions
Industrial Additives Functions
Plastics & Elastomers Functions
Molecular formula
HO(CH₂CH₂O)ₙ H
Technologies
Product Families

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Properties

Formulation Type
Physical Form
Soluble In
Soluble in
Water
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Average Molecular Weight3600 - 4400--
Acid Valuemax. 0.5mg KOH/g-
Ash Contentmax. 0.1%-
pH (at 5% Aqueous Solution at 25°C)4.5 - 7.5--
Hydroxyl Vaule25 - 31mg KOH/g-
Water Contentmax. 1%-

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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.