Itaconix® CHT121™ is a water soluble polymer. It is a low molecular weight linear copolymer of itaconic acid partially neutralized with sodium salt.
• Excellent water conditioner for binding calcium, magnesium and other polycationic ions in consumer, industrial and agricultural applications.
• Good hydrolytic & thermal stability
• Enhanced solubility
• Superior performance with hard water for automatic dishwashing applications
Physical and Chemical Properties
• CAS# 1803423-39-3
• Off-white free flowing granulate or powder
• Not hygroscopic – less than 1.5% weight gain at 75% RH and 35°C over 1 hour
• No odor
• G grade 550 micron avg. particle size
• Q grade less than 180 micron max. particle size
• pH : 5.2 at 10% in water
• Number average molecular weight 2000g/mole
• Weight average molecular weight 4000g/mole
• Polydispersity 2.0