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- n. Treatment or reaction with ethylene oxide
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Burns notes that there are not many integrated ethylene oxide plants at North American surfactant facilities, so that surfactant producers there often must send their raw materials out for ethoxylation.
Keeping oleoalcohols from being competitive with LAB as surfactant feedstocks are the high prices of the ethylene oxide used in the ethoxylation process.
Dioxane is not included on ingredient lists because it is created as a byproduct of ethoxylation, a manufacturing process.
Clariant is building a 50,000-metric-ton-per-year ethoxylation plant in Dayabay, China, that will open by early 2011 ...