POLIkol 4500 Flakes* Emollients, humectants 5 kg canister

POLIkol 4500 Flakes* Emollients, humectants 5 kg canister
About product

POLIkol 4500 flakes are a product belonging to the group of polyoxyethylene glycols (PEG with an average molecular weight of 4500) with the INCI name: PEG-100. The commercial product is a white to pale yellow wax. The solidification point of the product is about 55°C. The product is freely soluble in water, low aliphatic alcohols, diethyl ether and chloroform.

It is a safe, non-toxic product and does not cause skin irritation, which is why it is used as a water-soluble component of hard cosmetics, such as lipsticks. POLIkol 4500 flakes can be used as a moisture retaining agent in some cosmetic preparations, e.g. It can be added to formulations to improve their rheological properties (increase viscosity). The product can also be used as a carrier of active substances and a binder in dishwasher bars, washing tablets and bath salts.

In industrial applications, it is a component of lubricants, mainly water-soluble synthetic fluids for machining and heat transfer fluids. The product is used as a release agent in the rubber, plastics and elastomers processing industry. It is also an auxiliary agent in textile processing.

POLIkol 4500 flakes acts as a plasticizer and binder in the production of ceramics and food packaging based on biopolymers. It has positive opinions of international organizations, such as the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), which allows the use of polyethylene glycol in the form of an indirect food additive based on the CFR 21: 175.105 list; 175.210; 176.180; 176.200. Please note that the product can be used in accordance with the definitions provided by the organization, not exceeding the maximum permitted dose.

The product is not classified according to the CLP regulation.

Product inquiry
To order, send a product inquiry
CAS Number
Chemical name
Polyoxyethylene glycol, Polyethylene glycol