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ECO Tween™ 21

ECO Tween 21 is a 100% bio-based non-ionic surfactant used as a versatile co-emulsifier for W/O or O/W emulsions, dispersing agent, functional carrier fluid, and wetting agent for applications ranging from decorative and industrial coatings to adhesives and liquid colourants.
ECO Tween™ 21
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Product details

Chemical name

  • POE-(4)-sorbitan monolaurate

Brand

  • Tween

Features and benefits

  • Liquid product
  • Easy to handle
  • Manufacturing flexibility
  • Good environmental & health profile - License to operate; sustainable operation
  • Highly efficient emulsification - improved cycle times; ease of formulation

Applications

  • Adhesives & sealants
  • Decorative coatings & paints

Product chemistry

  • Surfactants - Non-ionic

Functions & effects

  • Dispersion
  • Emulsification

Your system

  • Polymeric - Acrylic / vinylic / UV
  • Polymeric - Epoxy
  • Polymeric - Natural oils, waxes, esters
  • Polymeric - Polyesters
  • Polymeric - Polyurethane

Renewable carbon content

  • 100%

Physical form

  • Liquid

Regulatory clearances

  • IECSC (China)
  • REACH (European Union)
  • ENCS (Japan)
  • KECI (Korea)
  • TSCA (USA)
  • More clearances available. Contact us for more information.

Food contact approval

  • EU 10/2011
  • FDA (Specific chapters)
  • FDA (175.105)
  • FDA (175.300)

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