fatty alcohol


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fatty alcohol

[′fad·ē ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
A high-molecular-weight, straight-chain primary alcohol derived from natural fats and oils; includes lauryl, stearyl, oleyl, and linoleyl alcohols; used in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, detergents, plastics, and lube oils and in textile manufacture.
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When the plant was restarted in January 2010, an explosion occurred at the fatty alcohol plant in April 2010 that necessitated a total shutdown.
For the wavelengths lower than 500 nm reflectance values for samples soaked in fatty alcohol etoksylate solution are decreased, but for samples soaked in sodium lauryl ether sulfate and cocamidopropyl betaine solutions reflectances are increased in relation with aged original IQ office paper.
In the later, the ester is hydrogenated at 200 [degrees]C and 3000 psia to produce fatty alcohol, then it is alkoxylated and sulfonated, requiring a falling film reactor.
Clariant's Functional Chemicals Division recently announced price adjustments to address both recent and announced raw material cost increases especially for products containing ethylene, ethylene oxide as well as fatty alcohol and fatty acid.
In our laboratory, we recently established that SLS patients are also deficient in the degradation of phytol (3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadec-2-en-1-ol), a branched-chain fatty alcohol commonly found in nature as part of the chlorophyll molecule (7).
Eco Brij fatty alcohol ethoxylates are widely used in many personal care applications as well as industrial cleaning, fiber finish, crop protection, water treahnent, paints and coatings, lubricants, and many other industrial applications.
The two partners will build a boil-fuel factory integrated with carotene, surfactan, fatty alcohol, and palm oil refining plants.
Two years later, he was production engineer in the fatty alcohol production.
The composition is free of fatty alcohol and has a pH in the range of 5 to less than 8.
The facilities including fatty alcohol , fatty acid , cooking oil and palm kernel processing factories, have long been lying idle under financially troubled Domas.
Ecosurf EF non-ionic surfactants provide superior performance benefits in many formulations over alkylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs and OPEs) and/or fatty alcohol ethoxylates (PAEs) as well as other, commercially available alternative surfactant chemistries, according to the company.
The immobilizing agent is selected from the group consisting of polyhydroxy fatty acid amides, C18-C22 fatty alcohols, C12-C22 fatty acids, C12-C22 fatty alcohol ethoxylates, waxes and mixtures of these.