PRODUCT INFORMATION SHEET
Cetyl Alcohol, NF CAS# 36653-82-4;Formula: C16H2n+1OH; n=14
CO-1695/7/8/9 is primarily composed of Cetyl alcohol (C16 95% min in the case of CO-1695); ‘n’ in the structural diagram above refers to the different carbon chain lengths present, from C14 up to C20. It is a waxy white solid under ambient conditions with a mild soapy odor.
CO-1695/97/98/99 Cetyl Alcohol, NF
GENERAL INFORMATION cont…
All of our fatty alcohol brands are produced in P&G Chemicals’ global fatty alcohol network. They are manufactured entirely from naturally occurring vegetable oils. • No preservatives or additives are present. • No gluten/wheat, corn, dairy, egg, fish/shellfish, sulfites, yeast, starch, MSG, peanut, other nut, rice, sugar, or sodium potential allergens are present. • Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) and Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE) are not a concern with CO-1695, Cetyl Alcohol. • At the low vacuum (12-18 mmHg) and high temperature (up to 550 degF) at which our process operates, we do not believe that microbiological activities exist.
(all properties @ 22°C (72°F), 760mmHg unless stated)
Equivalent Weight: 246 Specific Gravity: 0.81 @ 55/25°C Vapor Pressure: < 1mmHg Melting Point: 124°F (51°C) Viscosity: 9cp @ 63°C Specific Heat: 0.47 cal/g. °C Boiling Point: > 245°C Insoluble in water under ambient conditions, and suitable solvents include acetone, ethanol, ethyl ether, isopropyl alcohol and tricholorethylene.
In a controlled study, Procter & Gamble stored flaked Cetyl Alcohol NF and Stearyl Alcohol NF in bags and drums 3 years. The bags and drums were analyzed periodically, and at the end of the storage study. All intermediate and final samples maintained adherence to NF specifications. This validated P&G’s prior experience, which was that flaked cetyl and stearyl alcohol is stable under normal storage conditions for at least three years. No specific data has been collected for the shelf-life of opened containers of alcohol.
Regulatory Compliance: • Designated as NF (National Formulary) • Complies with EU Cosmetic Regulations • Complies with US Cosmetic Regulations Application Uses
End-use applications for CO-1695 include alkyl amines, aluminum rolling lubricants, tertiary amines, antioxidants, concrete anti-spalling agents, cosmetics, defoamers, ethoxylates, halides/mercaptans, lubricant oil additives, methacrylates, phosphated alcohols, plasticizers, plastic lubricants/mold release, polymerization stabilizers, sulphation, sulfated ethoxylates, and epoxy resin diluent.
Storage and Handling (recommended)
Storage Temp Targets: 135-140°F (57-60°C) Handling Temp Min-Max: 135-145°F (57-63°C) Sensitive Properties: Carbonyl, Color Max Steam, psig: 30 Nitrogen Blanket: YES (4 to 8 oz. of pressure) Load out filter: 1 micron Rail Car or Tank Truck: Lined or Stainless Steel Agitation/Recirculation: Yes Storage Tank: Lined Carbon Steel or Stainless Steel Pumps and Lines: Carbon Steel Note: CO-1695 is designated as NF and requires GMP procedures be followed.
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