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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.
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Chemical treatment of Navigator paper in cocamidopropyl betaine solution had caused slightly increasing of reflection values for non aged sample in comparison with original and Navigator samples soaked in sodium lauryl ether sulfate and fatty alcohol etoksylate solution.
Impaired fatty alcohol oxidation in cultured fibroblasts due to deficient fatty alcohol: nicotinamide adenine dinuclectide oxidoreductase activity.
In our study, this leakage complication is diminished by coating the fatty alcohols with a photo-crosslinked interpenetrating polymer network.
Two years later, he was production engineer in the fatty alcohol production.
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.
The composition is comprised of emulsifying from about 4% to about 30% of a stabilizing agent in the presence of from about 2% to about 30% of an an ionic surfactant and from about 0.05% to about 5% of an organic fatty alcohol or fatty acid to form an emulsion at a temperature of about 5[degrees]C to about 20[degrees]C above the melting point of the stabilizing agent, to form an emulsion wherein the stabilizing agent is ethylene glycol distearate; the an ionic surfactant is selected from the group consisting of an alkyl sulfate, an alkyl ether sulfate, and a combination thereof, and the formed emulsion contains droplets having a particle size of about 0.1um to about 10um.
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.
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 material also features 1-30% of a C14 to C30 or greater fatty alcohol and approximately 0.5-10% of humectant.
Attributes: Brijs are fatty alcohol ethoxylate surfactants formed by reacting 100% bio-based ethylene oxide with a 100% bio-based fatty alcohol.
[ClickPress, Wed Apr 08 2015] Oleochemicals Market by Type (Fatty Acid, Fatty Alcohol, Glycerin, and Others), by Application (Pharmaceutical & personal care, Food & beverages, Soaps & detergents, Polymers, and Others), by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) - Trends and Forecasts to 2019