Saturday, December 12, 2009

What is Arquat 2HT-75

image from indiamart.comArquad 2HT-75 is a cationic surfactant, based on hydrogenated tallow amine.  A Dialkyl quaternary ammonium compound of the general formula [R-N(CH3)2-R]+Cl-, where R represents a straight alkyl chain, mainly C16-C18.The product contains a mixture of Isopropanol and water as solvent.
CAS Name: Quaternary ammonium compounds,    bis(hydrogenated tallow
                alkyl)dimethyl, chlorides
CAS no       61789-80-8
INCI Name: Quaternium-18

The specifications and properties listed below are intended for products manufactured in Singapore. Specification and properties for different regions like Europe, North and South America, and Asia-Pacific are different.

Typical Properties (Singapore)

Appearance, 25°C                     Paste
Density (kg/mP3P)                     880 (20°C)
                                             850 (60°C)
Equivalent Wt.                          573
Flash Point (°C)                         25
HLB (Davies Scale 0-40)             13
Isopropanol (%)                        15
Pour Point (°C)                         40
Viscosity (mPa.s)                      70 (60°)

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