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Ceteth 2; Cetocire; Cetomacrogolum 1000 [Latin]; Cetyl alcohol ethoxylate; Cetyl alcohol, ethoxylated; Cetyl poly(oxyethylene) ether; Cirrasol ALN-WF; Collone AC; Emalex 103; Emalex 105; Emalex 110; Emalex 115; Emalex 120; Emulgen 210; Emulgen 2200; Ethosperse CL20; Ethoxylated cetyl alcohol; Ethoxylated(20) cetyl alcohol; G 3802; G 3802POE; G 3804POE; G 3816; G 3820; Hexadecylpoly(ethyleneoxy) ethanol; Lipocol C2; Lubrol W; NTs 40; Nikkol BC; Nikkol BC 15TX; Nikkol BC 20TX; Nikkol BC 30; Nikkol BC 40; Nissan Nonion P 208; Nissan Nonion P 210; Nissan Nonion P 213; Nissan Nonion P 220; Nonion P 208; Nonion P 210; OS 30; OS 55; OTsS 14; OTsS 20; Oxyethylenated hexadecyl alcohol; Poly(oxyethylene)cetyl ether; Poly(oxyethylene)hexadecyl ether; Poly(oxyethylene)monocetyl ether; Poly(oxyethylene)palmityl ether; Polyethylene glycol cetyl ether; Polyethylene glycol monocetyl ether; Polyethylene glycol palmityl ether; Polyethylene glycols monohexadecyl ether; Polyethylene oxide cetyl ether; Polyethylene oxide hexadecyl ether; Polyoxyethylated cetyl alcohol; Romopal O; S 30; Ts 14; Ts 20; Ts 30; Ts 35; Ts 35 (polymer); Ts 40; Ts 55; Ts 62; Ts A 16; alpha-Hexadecyl-omega-hydroxy-poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl); alpha-Hydroxy-omega-cetylpoly(ethylene oxide); 1-Hexadecanol, monoether with polyethylene glycol; Glycols, polyethylene, monohexadecyl ether (8CI); Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-hexadecyl-omega-hydroxy-; Polyethylene glycol 1000 monocetyl ether; Polyoxyethylene monohexadecyl ether; alpha-Alkyl-omega-hydroxypoly(oxypropylene) and/or poly(oxyethylene) polymers where the alkyl chain contains a minimum of six carbons, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu) 1,100; [ChemIDplus] Brij C10; Polyethylene glycol hexadecyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (10) cetyl ether; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]




White solid; mp = 32-34 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]


Non-ionic surfactant used as a solubilizer and emulsifying agent in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals; Also used as a research tool; [ChemIDplus]


Causes tremor, dyspnea, and diarrhea in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; Causes blood serum changes and dermatitis in 4-week intermittent dermal studies of rabbits; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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