What is 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.

  • Synonyms: PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil
  • INCI: Castor Oil Ethoxylate
  • Chemical Formula: C4H7Cl2NO2
  • CAS Number: 61791-12-6

Product Specifications

Chemical Formula C4H7Cl2NO2
CAS Number 61791-12-6
Molar Weight 172.005 g/mol
Specific Gravity 1.06
Melting Point 30°C
Boiling Point 94 °C
Flash Point >94 °C
Forms White crystalline solid or light clear colourless liquid
Grades Technical

Uses and Applications for Castor Oil Ethoxylate

Key Applications

  • Agriculture
  • Cosmetics
  • Leaning
  • Leather
  • Textiles


  • Cleaning
  • Cosmetics

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