Lauryl Alcohol

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  • A colourless, water insoluble solid of melting point 24 C and boiling point 259 C. It has a floral aroma. It can be obtained from palm kernel or coconut oil fatty acids and methyl esters by reduction.

  • Synonyms of Lauryl Alcohol are Dodecanol, dodecan-1-ol, dodecyl alcohol and is a fatty alcohol.

  • Oxidatively stable with atmospheric oxygen under normal conditions and in the absence of light.

  • In the making of surfactants, lubricating oils, pharmaceuticals, in the formation of monolithic
    polymers and also as a flavor enhancing food additive Lauryl alcohol plays a major role.

  • Dodecanol is used as an emollient in the cosmetics.

  • Some Methods has been developed to prepare Lauryl alcohol by the reduction process of aldehydes; by the reduction of esters of lauric acid with sodium and absolute alcohol or with sodium, liquid ammonia and by the reduction of lauramide with sodium and amyl alcohol.

  • Being a fatty alcohol having applications in the industries of agricultural, foodstuff as ingredients, metal processing, lube additive, pharmaceutical, rubber, textile, perfume and flavouring as well as synthetic detergent.

  • A chemical intermediate for the production of n-Dodecyl sulfate salts and in the manufacture of n-Dodecyl Ethoxylate.

  • ALKOPON 70 ECO is a product specially for green formulations. It is produced from renewable raw materials as Lauryl alcohol derived from palm kernel oil and ethylene derived from sugarcane.

  • MACOL LA 12 is a nonionic surfactant prepared from Lauryl alcohol. It is a water soluble surfactant widely used for its emulsifying capabilities, wetting and detergency properties.

  • Using glutaraldehyde as the cross-linker, esterification of lauric acid with Lauryl alcohol catalyzed by commercial porcine pancreatic lipase.

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