fatty alcohol


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fat·ty al·co·hol

a long chain alcohol, analogous to the fatty acids, of which the fatty alcohol may be viewed as a reduction product; for example, octadecanol from stearic acid. It is often found esterified in waxes.
Synonym(s): wax alcohol

fatty alcohol

n.
Any of various alcohols derived from natural sources or prepared synthetically, used especially as emulsifiers and surfactants in cosmetics, detergents, pharmaceuticals, plastics, and other industrial products.

fatty alcohol

a hydroxy derivative of a hydrocarbon from the paraffin series.
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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.
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The two partners will build a boil-fuel factory integrated with carotene, surfactan, fatty alcohol, and palm oil refining plants.
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Paul, MN, has patented a solid rinse aid that is comprised of a sheeting agent, a defoaming agent, an association disruption agent of an alcohol alkoxylate EO/PO surfactant, and/or a C12-C14 fatty alcohol EO/PO surfactant, and a hardening agent.
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.
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Most CPO producers choose to export their product causing shortage in domestic supply to feed domestic industries including oleo-chemical industry producing fatty acid, fatty alcohol, and glycerin.
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Indonesia has so far been able only to produce base oleo-chemical products such as fatty acid, fatty alcohol, glycerin, and methyl ester.