POLIkol 1500 Flakes* Emollients, humectants 1000 kg

POLIkol 1500 Flakes* Emollients, humectants 1000 kg
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POLIkol 1500 is a product belonging to the group of polyoxyethylene glycols (PEG with an average molecular weight of 1500) with the INCI name: PEG-32. The commercial product is a white to pale yellow wax. The solidification point of the product is about 45°C. The product is soluble in water to an unlimited extent and in low aliphatic alcohols.

POLIkol 1500 is characterized by a wide range of application properties. This product can be used as a solubilizer, lubricant and dispersant in cosmetics, acting as a base for creams, toothpastes, foundations, masks, coloring creams. It is also used in varnishes, gels, conditioners and hair coloring preparations, as well as preparations used after sunbathing. It is compatible with other moisturizing agents widely used in cosmetics (cetyl alcohol, glycerin).

Thanks to very good dispersing properties and good solubility in water, this product is recommended for combining many active ingredients of the formulation. It can act as a plasticizer and binding agent for bar soaps, preventing them from cracking. Used in perfumes, it acts as a fragrance fixative, reduces the rate of evaporation of the more volatile components of the perfume composition, causing only gradual changes in the fragrance.

The product acts as a humectant - a substance that binds water in the formulation, for example in hair styling preparations. It can also be used as a carrier of active substances and a binder in dishwasher bars, washing tablets and bath salts.

It is also used as a release agent in the rubber processing industry (tire production), plastics and elastomers. In woodworking processes, it protects the material against excessive water absorption in water transport (floating).

POLIkol 1500 is also used as a lubricant in the food industry. 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.

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Chemical name
Polyoxyethylene glycol, Polyethylene glycol
Chemical raw materials and intermediates
Cosmetic raw materials and detergents