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PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil (POE 40) 32 Oz

PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil (POE 40) 32 Oz
PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil (POE 40) 32 Oz
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PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil (POE 40) also called PEG 40 Castor Oil is a popular non ionic vegetable based, has many functions. It is useful as a solubilizer of fragrances, extracts, and perfumes.

Often used as a primary surfactant or soliumilizer in formulations containing fragrances - whether in specialty high fragrance products like room sprays etc..

PEG 40 / Castor Oil POE 40 is a multifunctional ingredient. It is used as a surfactant, foam booster, emulsifier (typically used with anotehr low HLB emulsifier like a glycol distearate) or glyceryl stearate to create an emulsifier system that is all in one.

PEG 40 Castor oil is very popular as the first choice as a solubilizer to blend oils and fragrances in to water based systems, often even over polysorbates. It helps products stay blended too.

PEG 40 / POE Castor oil is also used as a foam booster, lubricant in industrial applications, dispersant and even a lubricant.

It finds uses in cleaning, textile and metalworking applications too.

Can be added to formulas as is. The typical concentration 1 - 12%, or more depending on application.

For external use only.

Picture for illustration only. POE Castor Oil is a hazy amber liquid to semi solid.

Synonyms: 40 Mol Castor Oil Ethoxylate, 40 Mol Ethoxylated Castor Oil, Castor Oil Ethoxylate POE 40, EMULPHOR EL 719, PEG 40 Castor Oil

Technical Information:

HLB Value: 15 (used for oil-in-water emulsions).

pH 5.5-7 (3% in water).

Cloud Point: 185 f (85.0 c )


Hazy Amber Yellowish Liquid

8.9 Pounds per Gallon

Pour Point is 56 F (13 C)

Good Solubility in Water

32 Oz

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