Kolkata Chemicals: A Synonym for Excellence in Ethoxylates

Kolkata Chemicals: A Synonym for Excellence in Ethoxylates

Nestled in the heart of India’s cultural capital, Kolkata Chemicals has burgeoned into a behemoth, leading the industry charts as the go-to supplier, manufacturer, and distributor of Ethoxylates. With its tapestry woven of innovation, commitment, and unparalleled quality, Kolkata Chemicals is not just a brand; it’s a legacy.

CAS NO: 68439-49-6

Formula: C2H4O

Product Description

Ethoxylates, characterized by their intricate molecular structure, are primarily birthed from the marriage of ethylene oxide with alcohols or phenols. At Kolkata Chemicals, this union is nurtured under precision, advanced technology, and expert oversight, ensuring that the end product is nothing short of exemplary.

Ethoxylates: Applications and Uses in Different Sectors


Ethoxylates are non-ionic surfactants primarily produced by the reaction of ethylene oxide with alcohol or phenols. They are used extensively across various industries due to their wetting, emulsifying, dispersing, and solubilizing properties.

1. Cleaning and Detergent Industry:

  • Household Cleaners: Ethoxylates serve as key active ingredients in many domestic cleaning products such as dishwashing liquids, all-purpose cleaners, and laundry detergents. They help in breaking down and removing dirt and oil, making washing more effective.
  • Industrial Cleaners: In the industrial sector, ethoxylates are used in heavy-duty cleaners to remove tough stains, grease, and industrial residues.

2. Personal Care and Cosmetics:

  • Skin Care: Ethoxylates act as emulsifiers, facilitating the smooth blending of oil and water components in lotions, creams, and sunscreens. They ensure the uniform texture and consistent quality of these products.
  • Hair Care: Used in shampoos and conditioners, they promote lathering and facilitate the even distribution of conditioning agents on hair.
  • Make-up Products: In cosmetics, ethoxylates help in the dispersion of pigments, ensuring consistent color and texture.

3. Textile Industry:

  • Wetting Agents: Ethoxylates serve as wetting agents, helping in even and thorough wetting of textiles during processes like dyeing and printing.
  • Emulsifying Agents: They assist in the emulsification of various chemicals used during textile processing, ensuring even application.
  • Spin Finish: Ethoxylates help in reducing fiber-to-metal friction, which is crucial during the spinning process.

4. Agriculture:

  • Pesticides and Herbicides: Ethoxylates enhance the effectiveness of agrochemicals. They improve the spreadability and penetration of pesticides and herbicides on plants, ensuring better efficacy.
  • Fertilizers: In liquid fertilizers, they function as stabilizing agents, ensuring the even distribution of nutrients.

5. Paints and Coatings:

  • Emulsifying Agent: Ethoxylates help in emulsifying the organic solvents in water-based paints, ensuring a uniform consistency.
  • Wetting Agent: They ensure the even spread of paint on surfaces, giving a smoother finish.

6. Paper and Pulp Industry:

  • De-inking: Ethoxylates assist in the removal of ink from recycled paper.
  • Pulping Process: They act as wetting agents, ensuring efficient pulping of wood chips.

7. Pharmaceuticals:

  • Drug Delivery: Ethoxylates can be used in drug formulations to enhance solubility, improve drug delivery, and increase bioavailability.
  • Emulsifying Agent: They assist in the formation of emulsions in pharmaceutical creams and lotions.

8. Petroleum Industry:

  • Oil Spill Dispersants: Ethoxylates play a pivotal role in oil spill treatment. They break down large oil slicks into smaller droplets, making it easier for natural processes to degrade the oil.
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery: They can be injected into oil reservoirs to reduce the viscosity of crude oil, facilitating its extraction.

9. Construction:

  • Cement Additives: Ethoxylates act as plasticizers, increasing the workability of cement. They reduce the need for water, ensuring stronger concrete.
  • Paints and Adhesives: They ensure the even application and lasting adherence of paints and adhesives on construction materials.

10. Food Industry:

  • Emulsifying Agent: Ethoxylates help in emulsifying food products like mayonnaise and salad dressings, ensuring a consistent texture.
  • Release Agents: They are used in baking and confectionery as release agents, ensuring easy removal of products from molds.


The versatility of ethoxylates is evident in their widespread applications across industries. Their ability to emulsify, wet, disperse, and solubilize makes them an indispensable part of many formulations. As technology advances, it’s anticipated that new applications for ethoxylates will continue to emerge, further solidifying their significance in industrial applications.

Product Parameters

Grade Standard: Pharmaceutical and Industrial Grade
Certification: ISO 9001, ISO 14001
Purity: 99.5%
Appearance: Lustrous, Clear Liquid

Molecular Weight: 44.05 g/mol
Density: 0.97 g/cm³
Viscosity: 0.92 N m²/s
Boiling Point: 170°C
Our Advantages

Relentless Pursuit of Quality: Our ethos revolves around impeccable quality standards.
Technological Excellence: Modern infrastructure laced with cutting-edge technology.
Experienced Maestros: A team that’s a blend of industry veterans and innovative young minds.

Production Capacity

With a sprawling state-of-the-art facility, we boast an annual production capacity that exceeds 50,000 metric tons.

Quality Control

For Kolkata Chemicals, quality isn’t a mere benchmark but a tradition. A robust quality assurance mechanism ensures that every product surpasses international standards.


Understanding the unique needs of every client, we pride ourselves on offering tailored solutions that seamlessly align with diverse industry requirements.

Company Info

Kolkata Chemicals, since its inception, has been a testament to excellence, innovation, and global outreach. With its roots deeply embedded in Kolkata’s rich heritage, the company today stands tall with a global footprint.


To ensure product integrity during transit and storage, we employ state-of-the-art packing solutions, ranging from sturdy industrial drums to ISO containers.

Physical Properties
Melting Point: -10°C
Flash Point: 68°C
Solubility: Impeccably soluble in water


For optimal efficacy, it’s paramount to store in cool, moisture-free environments, devoid of any direct sunlight exposure.

Quality Inspection

Every consignment, before being dispatched, undergoes a rigorous quality check, ensuring it aligns with our high standards.

Plant Area

A testament to our expansive operations, our facility stretches over an impressive 100,000 square meters, designed for efficiency.

Terms of Payment & Quotation

We understand diverse fiscal dynamics and thus offer flexible payment structures. For precise quotations, our dedicated sales team is always at your beck and call.

Nearest Port:
Kolkata Port, an essential trade and logistics hub, ensuring seamless product dispatch.

Import & Export Mode:
Our primary mode remains sea transport, but for expedited requirements, air freight options are also available.

Global Outreach
Kolkata Chemicals’ legacy is spread across continents. From the modern skyscrapers of Dubai and Tokyo to the historic streets of London and Rome, our products are sought after. Our prominent presence also spans:

Asia: Tokyo, Mumbai, Shanghai, Bangkok, Seoul
Europe: Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Amsterdam
North America: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago
Middle East: Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Jeddah, Doha
… and countless more!

Kolkata Chemicals, over the years, has emerged as an emblem of trust, excellence, and relentless commitment in the realm of Ethoxylates. As we carve our path into the future, our ethos remains steadfast: to deliver unmatched quality while building enduring partnerships worldwide. With Kolkata Chemicals, it’s not just about business; it’s about sculpting a legacy.

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