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CAS Number: 3055-97-8

C12/C16-Fatty alcohol polyglycol ether (7.3 EO)

Cleaner & detergent component, Wetting agent.

Genapol LA 070 is a nonionic, ethoxylated alcohol with excellent cleaning and degreasing properties making it suitable for immersion and ultrasonic cleaning.  
Good compatibility with aqueous bases makes it stable in high caustic-loading formulations.

Nonionic surfactant. 
HLB 12. 
Genapol LA 070 is used in the composition of ZhMS, dishwashing detergents, etc. 
Provides optimal washing and emulsifying properties. 
Genapol LA 070 is used as the only surfactant with soap or soap/LABS.

Genapol LA 070 by Clariant acts as a emulsifier for surfactant systems and as a solubilizer. 
Genapol LA 070 is a readily biodegradable ethoxylate based on a naturally derived lauryl alcohol. 

Genapol LA 070 shows compatibility with cationic formulations. 
Genapol LA 070 has hard water tolerant properties. 
Genapol LA 070 is used in cosmetic products.

Genapol LA 070 is a liquid fatty alcohol polyglycol ether used as an emulsifier, solubilizer, fat dispersant, dissolving agent, and thickener for anionic liquid formulations.
Genapol LA 070 is an APEO-free, low VOC (less than 1%wt) C12/14 fatty alcohol polyglycol ether with 7 mol ethylene oxide (fatty alcohol ethoxylate).

Applications of Genapol LA 070:
Emulsifier, solubilizer, fat dispersant and dissolving agent for liquid cleaners, powder and liquid detergents, and industrial cleaning agents
Emulsifier, solubilizer, fat dispersant and dissolving agent, thickener for anionic liquid formulations

Hard surface cleaning
Toilet & hygienic cleaning
Hand dishwashing
Laundry pre-treatment
Laundry liquid detergents
Metal cleaner

Other Applications of Genapol LA 070:
Shower gels
Liquid soaps
Fluids and hair treatments
Waterborne architectural low emulsion wall paints

Benefits of Genapol LA 070:
Compatible with cationic formulations
Hard water tolerant
Excellent cleaning and degreasing 
Stable in caustic and basic formulations 
Solubilizing and dispersing properties 

Handling of Genapol LA 070:
Ideal dosage is 0.15-0.3%.

Storage of Genapol LA 070:
Genapol LA 070 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 070 are reversibly altered by exposure to cold. 
Genapol LA 070 becomes turbid, thickens or freezes through exposure to cold, thaw slowly at room temperature and afterwards stir briefly.

Properties of Genapol LA 070:
Concentration: approx. 100%
Appearance at 20°C: liquid
Dilutability at 20°C, 1% aqueous: clear
Density at 50°C [g/cm 3]: 0.97
pH value (5% as is in ethanol/water 1:1): 6.0 – 8.0
Hazen colour: max. 130
Water (Karl Fischer method) [%]: max. 0.2
Cloud point [°C]: 1% active substance in water - 56 - 58
Flash point [°C]: about 200
HLB value: about 12

Specifications of Genapol LA 070:
CAS Number: 3055-97-8
Grade: Technical
Appearance: liquid
Boiling Point: 275 °C (527 °F)
Color: cloudy
Density: 0.97 g/cm3 @ 20 °C (68 °F)
Evaporation Rate: < 0.1
Flash Point: 176 °C (349 °F)
Melting Point: 15 °C (59 °F)
Odor: characteristic
Partition Coefficient: Pow: 6
pH: 6 - 7.5 @ 20 - 25 °C (68 - 77 °F)
Recommended Use: Detergent
Solubility in Water: slightly soluble
Vapor Pressure: < 0.01 mmHg @ 20 - 25 °C (68 - 77 °F)

Chemical Name: 3055-97-8
Product Function: Surfactant (nonionic)
Chemical Type: Ethoxylates

Composition of Genapol LA 070:
C 12-14 fatty alcohol polyglycol ether with 7 mol EO

Technical Service of GENAPOL LA 070:
GENAPOL LA 070 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.

Synonyms of Genapol LA 070:
Fatty alcohol polyglycol ether
C12/C16-Fatty alcohol polyglycol ether (7 EO)
Ethoxylated C12-16 alcohols

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