Starting material for the production of plasticizers, lubricants, and auxiliaries in the chemical and allied industries. Low-volatility solvent for oils, waxes, fats and dyes. Defoamer in the textile, paper and coating industries.
Isotridecanol N is a clear, high-boiling, oily liquid with a faint, characteristic odour. It is miscible with most common organic solvents, but is practically insoluble in water.
Isotridecanol N is a mixture of isomeric alcohols with a high molecular mass and reacts accordingly. For instance, the most significant application in practise is the formation of the corresponding esters in reactions with acids.