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CAS Number: 68551-12-2

Genapol LA 050 is a solubilizer for surfcatant solutions cream, lotion.

Genapol LA 050 is a nonionic, ethoxylated alcohol surfactant and solubilizer.  
Genapol LA 050 excellent emulsifying and degreasing properties make it suitable for immersion and ultrasonic cleaning applications.  
Good hard water stability and cold-processability provide formulation flexibility. 

Genapol LA 050 is O/W emulsifier and nonionic surfactant. 
Genapol LA 050 is fatty alcohol polyglycol ether offering a dispersing/solubilizing effect. 
Genapol LA 050 shows compatibility with cationic formulations. 

Genapol LA 050 is water dispersible and has hard water tolerant property. 
This cold-processable grade is designed for personal care products. 
Genapol LA 050 is applicable in shampoo, hand wash, shower, liquid soap, wet wipes and hair spraying formulations.

Application of Genapol LA 050:
Emulsifier, solubilizer, fat dispersant and dissolving agent, thickener for anionic liquid formulations

Metal cleaner

Benefits of Genapol LA 050:
Excellent emulsifying and degreasing properties 
Solubilizing and dispersing properties 
Hard water tolerant

Storage of Genapol LA 050:
Genapol LA 050 can be stored for at least to 2 years in original sealed containers at room temperature under the recommended conditions.
Protect from exposure to cold during transport and storage. 

The properties of Genapol LA 050 are reversibly altered by exposure to cold. 
Genapol LA 050 becomes turbid, thickens or freezes through exposure to cold, thaw slowly at room temperature and afterwards stir briefly.

Properties of Genapol LA 050:
Concentration: approx. 100%
Appearance at 20°C: liquid
Dilutability at 20°C, 1% aqueous: turbid
Density at 50°C [g/cm3]: 0.96
Hazen colour: max. 130
pH value (5% as is in ethanol/water 1:1): 6.0 – 8.0
Water (Karl Fischer method) [%]: max. 0.2
Cloud point [°C]: 5g in 25 g, 25% BDG solution - 70 – 73
Flash point [°C]: about 170
HLB value: about 10.5

Specifications of Genapol LA 050:
CAS Number: 68551-12-2
Grade: Technical
Appearance: liquid
Color: colorless, light yellow
Density: 0.96 g/cm3 @ 50 °C (122 °F)
Dynamic Viscosity: Estimated 15 mPa.s @ 50 °C (122 °F)
Flash Point: 170 °C (338 °F)
Odor: characteristic
pH: 6 - 8 @ 20 °C (68 °F)
Solubility in Water: soluble

Product Function: Nonionic emulsifier
Chemical Type: Fatty alcohol ethoxylates

Composition of Genapol LA 050:
C 12-14 fatty alcohol polyglycol ether with 5 mol EO

Technical Service of GENAPOL LA 050:
GENAPOL LA 050 technical service is available to assist customers in the determination of the optimum use level of biocide required to fully protect their product. 
A dedicated team of microbiologists are on hand at all times to assist customers with technical enquiries relating to product protection. 
Full microbiological efficacy testing is available.

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