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ECO Tween™ 22

ECO Tween 22 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.
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Product details

Chemical name

  • POE-(8) sorbitan monolaurate

Brand

  • Tween

Features and benefits

  • 100% Renewable
  • Highly efficient emulsifier
  • Performance identical to petrochemical-based version

Applications

  • Adhesives & sealants
  • Decorative coatings & paints
  • Inks
  • Industrial & protective coatings

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
  • Polymeric - Styrenic
  • Dispersion - Solvent system - Aqueous
  • Dispersion - Solvent system - Polar
  • Polymeric - Alkyd

Renewable carbon content

  • 100%

Physical form

  • Liquid

Food contact approval

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

Typicals

Property Units Value
HLB 14.8

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