Castor Oil Ethoxylate

Castor Oil Ethoxylates are a type of nonionic vegetable oil ethoxylate based on castor oil, which is composed of traditional fatty acids. They have unique physical properties that allow usage as versatile emulsifiers, solubilisers, emollients, dispersants, and lubricants in various market segments including personal care, home care and agrochemicals.


Molar Weight172.005 g/mol
Melting Point30°C
Boiling Point94 °C
Flash Point>94 °C
Density1.06 g/cc
FormsLiquid, Amber

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Hair care
  • Metallurgy
  • Leather processing
  • Textile handling
  • Agricultural
  • Skin care products
  • Cosmetic products
  • Beauty products
  • Anti-ageing products


  • Cleaning
  • Mining
  • Cosmetics
  • Agrobusiness

Synonyms: PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, 40 Mol Castor Oil Ethoxylate, 40 Mol Ethoxylated Castor Oil, Castor Oil Ethoxylate POE 40, PEG 40 Castor Oil

Chemical Formula: C57H104O9(CH2CH2O)n

CAS Number: 61791-12-6