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Emery Oleochemicals Offers EMEROX® Azelaic Acid, a Substitute to Sebacic Acid

Published on 2017-02-23. Author : SpecialChem

Azelaic Acid
CINCINNATI, OH -- Emery Oleochemicals has announced its EMEROX® Azelaic Acid as an alternative to sebacic acid. EMEROX® Azelaic Acid can be used as an intermediate reactant or directly in formulated products. It is the preferred choice for a broad range of applications.


  • low temperature and polymeric plasticizers
  • nylon and fibers
  • polyamide hot melts
  • polyester films and adhesives
  • urethane elastomers.

Benefits of EMEROX® Azelaic Acid

  • lower melting point which reduces processing time and cost,
  • excellent flexibility,
  • improved polymer low-temperature impact strength without sacrificing high temperature performance,
  • excellent hydrolysis resistance,
  • low water absorption,
  • high impact resistance,
  • improved solubility characteristics,
  • lower pour point of esters which improves cold temperature flow
  • lower molecular weight which produces more ester per pound of acid.

With manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, Emery Oleochemicals is backward-integrated, ensuring security of supply for EMEROX® Azelaic Acid. Emery offers a sustainable solution with its use of renewable raw materials as feedstock and green chemistries. Emery Oleochemicals is committed to being your preferred partner for EMEROX® Azelaic Acid as an effective alternative to sebacic acid.

About Emery Oleochemicals Group

Emery Oleochemicals Group is a leading producer of natural-based chemicals made predominantly from natural oils and fats such as plant-based oil and tallow. It offers an extensive product portfolio, including renewable solutions for the Agro Green, Bio-Lubricants, Eco-Friendly Polyols, Green Polymer Additives, Home & Personal Wellness and OleoBasics markets. With revenue of US700million (2015), the company is headquartered in Malaysia and has manufacturing plants and Technical Development Centers spanning three continents – North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Emery Oleochemicals’ global operations are supported by a diverse workforce and an extensive global distribution network covering over 50 countries worldwide.

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Source: Emery Oleochemicals
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