– It should be diluted with water prior to addition of alkali.
– Heating this product with excess base i.e. pH above 10 is
undesirable as properties may change.
– When a base is added to it, mixing should be minimum to
– To thicken this product any of the commercial bases may
be used e.g. sodium hydroxide, Ammonium hydroxide,
sodium bicarbonate, Ethanolamine, Morpholine, etc.
It can be used as thickener in water-based and also as
thickening emulsion for flocking.