Oleyl alcohol, tech. 85%, Alfa Aesar
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1801836
Oleyl alcohol is used in softening and lubrication of textile fabrics, and in the production of carbon paper, stencil paper, and printing ink. It finds application in cosmetic products viz skin creams and lotions as a thickner, hair conditioners and hair coating shampoos. It is utilized as an antifoaming agent and cutting lubricant, as the precursor for the preparation of its sulfuric ester derivatives, which are used in detergents and wetting agents. It plays a vital role in various formulations for drug delivery.
Miscible with alcohol and ether. Slightly miscible with carbon tetrachloride. Immiscible with water.
Incompatible with oxidizing agents and strong acids.