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Specialty Additives

AEROSOL®
Surfactants
Surfactants for Emulsion
Polymerization and
Specialty Applications
2 AEROSOL Surfactants AEROSOL Surfactants 3

Solubility (as is) Flash Point °F/°C Surface


AEROSOL Ca Tolerance
Chemical Name Type & Form (approx. conc.) Biodegradability (setaflash Tension in
Water @ 25°C g ppm CaCo3 CMC %/wt** Features & Benefits
Surfactants Organic Solvent Water
closed cup) at 0.5%
(as is) /100ml (min. mN/m)**

Diester Sulfosuccinates

Not readily Extremely hydrophobic surfactant with excellent solubility in organic media, as well as very low
Sodium bistridecyl Anionic 70% solution in
TR-70 0.1 Very Soluble Biodegradable 77 / 25 27 <60*** 0.001 critical micelle concentration and equilibrium surface tension. High oil solubility and limited
sulfosuccinate ethanol and water 2 water solubility. Imparts some surface water resistance in coatings and films.

Sodium bistridecyl Anionic 70% solution in Not readily High flash point analogue of AEROSOL TR-70 in hexylene glycol and water. Same features and
TR-70 HG 0.1 Very Soluble Biodegradable >212 / >100 27 <60*** 0.001
sulfosuccinate hexylene glycol and water 2 benefits as AEROSOL TR-70.

Sodium bistridecyl Anionic 60% solution in Not readily


TR-60 I 0.1 Very Soluble Biodegradable 91 / 33 27 <60*** 0.001 General purpose grade of AEROSOL TR-70, commonly used in ePVC polymerizations.
sulfosuccinate isopropanol and water 2

Readily Excellent wetting, rewetting and levelling agent. Also good emulsifying and dispersing properties. Has very
Sodium dioctyl Anionic 75% solution in
OT-75 2.0 Very Soluble Biodegradable 85 / 29 26 540 0.12 low dynamic surface tension, and migrates to interfaces very rapidly. Used to reduce surface tension and to
sulfosuccinate ethanol and water 1 increase absorbency and penetration. AEROSOL OT also has some antistatic and softening properties.
Sodium dioctyl Anionic 75% solution in Readily
OT-75 E OPV 2.0 Very Soluble Biodegradable 85 / 29 26 540 0.12 Low DEHM (Diethylhexyl maleate) content specifically for over print varnish (OPV) applications.
sulfosuccinate ethanol and water 1

Sodium dioctyl Anionic 70% solution in Readily


GPG 2.2 Very Soluble Biodegradable 81 / 27 26 540 0.12 General purpose grade of AEROSOL OT-75.
sulfosuccinate ethanol and water 1

Sodium dioctyl Anionic 70% solution in Readily High flash point analogue of AEROSOL OT-75 in propylene glycol and water. Same features and
OT-70 PG 2.2 Very Soluble Biodegradable >212 / >100 26 540 0.12
sulfosuccinate propylene glycol and water 1 benefits as AEROSOL OT-75.

Sodium dioctyl Anionic 70% solution in Readily


OT-70 PG OPV 2.2 Very Soluble Biodegradable >212 / >100 26 540 0.12 Low DEHM (Diethylhexyl maleate) content specifically for OPV applications.
sulfosuccinate propylene glycol and water 1

Sodium dioctyl Anionic 75% solution in Readily


OT-75 PG 2.0 Very Soluble Biodegradable >212 / >100 26 540 0.12 Higher solids version of AEROSOL OT-70 PG.
sulfosuccinate propylene glycol and water #

Sodium dioctyl Anionic 70% solution in mixed Readily Solution of AEROSOL OT in a mixed glycol free solvent system. Giving a higher flash point
OT-N 2.0 Very Soluble Biodegradable 103 / 39 26 540 0.12
sulfosuccinate solvent and water # than AEROSOL OT-75.

Sodium dioctyl Readily Not Solid version of AEROSOL OT. For use when no water can be tolerated. Same features and benefits
OT-100 Anionic 100% waxy solid 1.5 Very Soluble Biodegradable 26 540 0.12
sulfosuccinate 1 Applicable as AEROSOL OT-75.

Sodium dioctyl Anionic 85% powder in 15% Partially Readily Not Powder version of AEROSOL OT that is easier to handle than the AEROSOL OT-100.
OT-B 1.0 Biodegradable1 26 540 0.12
sulfosuccinate sodium benzoate Soluble Applicable A good pigment dispersant giving superior color in plastics.

Sodium dioctyl Anionic 70% solution in Readily Solution of AEROSOL OT in an aromatic solvent. Same features and benefits as AEROSOL OT-75.
OT-A – Very Soluble Biodegradable 158 / 70 28 540 0.12
sulfosuccinate Solvesso 150 **** 1 Suitable for organic, oil based systems that can not tolerate water. Used in Agrochemical formulations.

Sodium dioctyl Anionic 70% solution in light Readily Solution of AEROSOL OT in high purity petroleum distillate. Superior detergent for oily stains.
OT-S – Very Soluble Biodegradable 131 / 55 26 540 0.12
sulfosuccinate petroleum distillate 1 Used in organic, oil based systems.

Sodium dioctyl Anionic 70% solution in light Readily Solution of AEROSOL OT in high purity petroleum distillate. Superior detergent for oily stains.
OT-SE – Very Soluble Biodegradable 169 / 76 26 540 0.12
sulfosuccinate petroleum distillate # Used in organic, oil based systems. Higher flash point grade used in oil spill dispersants.

Proprietary Readily Low VOC and high solids version of AEROSOL OT. Same features and benefits as
OT-85 AE Anionic 85% solution in water 2.0 Very Soluble Biodegradable >212 / >100 29 >2250 0.02
sulfosuccinate blend 1 AEROSOL OT-75. Allows a lower coalescing agent requirement in formulations.

* AEROSOL 22N is the European version of this product Methods for assessment of 2: 301B Modified Sturm test 5: 302B: Zahn Wellens Inherent N.B. Not all products may be offered for sale in all regions, please check with your local Sales Manager.
** KRUSS -K12 biodegradation: 3: 301D Closed Bottle test #: Based on evaluation of N.B. The E suffix on paperwork such as Labels and MSDS's denotes material produced in Europe.
*** Calcium Tolerance at 0.05% for AEROSOL TR products 1: 301A DOC (dissolved 4: 301E Modified OECD components
and 0.25% for AEROSOL WA-300 organic carbon) die-away test screening
**** Aromatic Solvent from Exxon
4 AEROSOL Surfactants AEROSOL Surfactants 5

Solubility (as is) Flash Point °F/°C Surface


AEROSOL Ca Tolerance
Chemical Name Type & Form (approx. conc.) Biodegradability (setaflash Tension in
Water @ 25°C g ppm CaCo3 CMC %/wt** Features & Benefits
Surfactants Water
Organic Solvent closed cup) at 0.5%
(as is) /100ml (min. mN/m)**

Diester Sulfosuccinates (continued)

Proprietary Readily Low VOC and high solids version of AEROSOL OT. Same features and benefits as
OT-NV Anionic 85% solution in water 2.5 Very Soluble Biodegradable >212 / >100 29 >1000 0.02
sulfosuccinate blend # AEROSOL OT-75.

Proprietary Anionic 80% solution in Not readily Wetting, dispersing, levelling, and emulsifying agent specially designed for applications requiring
LF-4 10 Soluble Biodegradable3 110 / 43 24 >2250 0.02
sulfosuccinate blend isopropanol and water good dynamic wetting with low and unstable foam generation.

Proprietary Anionic 75% solution in Readily Excellent wetting agent designed for use in the production of pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA).
WA-300 2.5 Soluble Biodegradable1 >212 / >100 24 500*** 0.02
sulfosuccinate blend propylene glycol and water Product is functional at low concentrations and has a high flash point.

Sodium dihexyl Anionic 80% solution in Not readily Good dynamic wetting properties with unstable foam generation. Emulsifying, dispersing and
MA-80 34 Soluble Biodegradable4 97 / 36 28 700 1.5
sulfosuccinate ethanol and water solubilizing agent. High electrolyte stability.

Sodium dihexyl Anionic 80% solution in Not readily Good dynamic wetting properties with unstable foam generation. Emulsifying, dispersing and
MA-80 I 34 Soluble Biodegradable4 101 / 38 28 700 1.5
sulfosuccinate isopropanol and water solubilizing agent. High electrolyte stability.

Not readily Imparts high surface tension, high filler loading capacity, good mechanical stability and reduced
Sodium dicyclohexyl
A-196 40 Anionic 40% solution in water 25 Soluble warm Biodegradable >212 / >100 38 >2250 3.0 water sensitivity. Excellent low foaming surfactant. Produces dispersions with excellent electrolytic
sulfosuccinate 4 stability. Liquid at approximately 40°C.

Sodium dicyclohexyl Not readily Not


A-196 97 Anionic 97% flaky solid 10 Soluble warm Biodegradable 38 >2250 3.0 Flaky solid form of AEROSOL A-196 40 with same features and benefits.
sulfosuccinate 4 Applicable

Sodium diamyl Anionic 65% solution in Readily Wetting and dispersing agent for hydrophilic systems. Imparts good electrolytic and mechanical
AY-65 62 Insoluble Biodegradable# 77 / 25 30 >1125 1.8
sulfosuccinate ethanol and water stability. It has a high tolerance for electrolytes.

Sodium diamyl Readily Not Solid version of AEROSOL AY-65 used in water free systems. Same features and benefits as
AY-100 Anionic 100% waxy solid 40 Soluble Biodegradable# 30 >1125 1.8
sulfosuccinate Applicable AEROSOL AY-65.

Sodium diisobutyl Not readily Very hydrophilic surfactant which is an extremely efficient wetting agent in high concentrations of
IB-45 Anionic 45% solution in water Infinite Insoluble Biodegradable4 >212 / >100 30 >2250 3.5
sulfosuccinate electrolytes. Imparts good electrolytic and mechanical stability and reasonably high surface tension.

Alkylamine-Guanidine Ethoxylate
Cationic 70% viscous solution Soluble in the Not readily Combines cationic and non-ionic features. Good wetting, dispersing and flushing agent.
Alkylamine-guanidine Forms 40 >2250 0.05
C-61 in isopropanol, ethylene glycol presence of Biodegradable 85 / 29
polyoxyethanol Dispersions 3 Allows anionic systems to be compatible with cationic systems. Excellent acid and alkali stability.
and water alcohol

* AEROSOL 22N is the European version of this product Methods for assessment of 2: 301B Modified Sturm test 5: 302B: Zahn Wellens Inherent N.B. Not all products may be offered for sale in all regions, please check with your local Sales Manager.
** KRUSS -K12 biodegradation: 3: 301D Closed Bottle test #: Based on evaluation of N.B. The E suffix on paperwork such as Labels and MSDS's denotes material produced in Europe.
*** Calcium Tolerance at 0.05% for AEROSOL TR products 1: 301A DOC (dissolved 4: 301E Modified OECD components
and 0.25% for AEROSOL WA-300 organic carbon) die-away test screening
**** Aromatic Solvent from Exxon
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Solubility (as is) Flash Point °F/°C Surface


AEROSOL Ca Tolerance
Chemical Name Type & Form (approx. conc.) Biodegradability (setaflash Tension in
Water @ 25°C g ppm CaCo3 CMC%/wt** Features & Benefits
Surfactants Organic Solvent Water
closed cup) at 0.5%
(as is) /100ml (min. mN/m)**

Mono-ester Sulfosuccinates
Proprietary Inherently Versatile, APE free, primary or sole emulsifier enabling easy design of new latexes while meeting
EF-800 sulfosuccinate Anionic 50% solution in water Infinite Insoluble Biodegradable5 >212 / >100 31 >2250 0.03 regulatory requirements. Can reduce the number of raw material required, simplifying formulations.
composition Also highly effective, functioning at low concentrations. High tolerance for water-sensitive monomers.

Proprietary Versatile, APE free primary or sole emulsifier. Highly effective, functions at low concentrations, making
Inherently it extremely cost effective. The product imparts outstanding pre-emulsion stability, giving robust reac-
EF-810 sulfosuccinate Anionic 30% solution in water Infinite Insoluble Biodegradable5 >212 / >100 31 >2250 0.03
composition tion kinetics, high conversions and minimizes final latex grit and coagulum in emulsion polymerization
reactions. High tolerance for water-sensitive monomers.

Excellent APE free primary emulsifier for acrylic, styrene acrylic, vinyl acrylic and EVA latexes. Imparts
Disodium ethoxylated Sparingly Readily both steric and charge stabilization giving systems with very good electrolytic and mechanical stability.
A-102 alcohol half ester of Anionic 31% solution in water Infinite soluble in polar Biodegradable >212 / >100 29 >2250 0.1 Excellent acid stability and low surface and interfacial tension values make it a useful stabiliz-
Sulfosuccinic acid solvents 3 er/dispersant in a variety of aqueous systems. Good tolerance for cationic surfactants and polyvalent
cations. Non-dermatitic.
Excellent primary emulsifier for acrylic, styrene acrylic and vinyl acrylic latexes especially high gloss
Disodium ethoxylated Partially Not readily systems. Imparts both steric and charge stabilization giving systems with very good electrolytic and
A-103 nonyl phenol half ester Anionic 34% solution in water Infinite soluble in Biodegradable >212 / >100 34 >2250 0.01
4 mechanical stability. Outstanding compatibility with divalent and trivalent cations as well as
of Sulfosuccinic acid polar solvents quaternary ammonium surfactants. Non-dermatitic.
Proprietary Not readily
A-501 sulfosuccinate Anionic 50% solution in water Infinite Insoluble Biodegradable4 >212 / >100 28 >2250 0.03 Emulsifier for generation of small particle size acrylic latexes. Also dispersing and wetting agent.
composition
Sulfosuccinamates
Disodium N-octadecyl Readily Emulsifying, dispersing, and foaming agent exhibiting good stability in acid and alkali solutions.
18 P Anionic 30% semi-paste in water 18 at 40°C Insoluble Biodegradable2 195 / 91 40 102 0.06
sulfosuccinamate Also has excellent lubricating properties.

Tetra sodium N-(1,2 dicar- Anionic 35% solution in Not readily Surfactant combining high hydrophilic and hydrophobic moieties with excellent acid and
129 / 54 36 200 0.04
22 / 22N* boxy ethyl)- N-octadecyl water with ethanol/methanol Infinite Insoluble Biodegradable# alkali compatibility. Emulsifier, dispersant and hydrotrope solubilizer. Non-dermatitic.
156 / 70
sulfosuccinamate residuals

Tetra sodium N-(1,2 dicar- Not readily


Anionic 35% solution in 36 200 0.04 Same as for AEROSOL 22 but can have some additional grafting properties.
22 Special boxy ethyl)- N-octadec(en)yl Infinite Insoluble Biodegradable# 129 / 54
ethanol and water
sulfosuccinamate

Nonyl Phenol Ether Sulfates


Ammonium salt of sulfated Anionic 58% solution in Partially Not readily 30 >2250 0.02 High foaming surfactant, also used as an emulsifier.
NPES-458 nonylphenoxy poly Infinite 83 / 28
ethanol and water soluble Biodegradable
(ethyleneoxy) ethanol
Ammonium salt of sulfated Not readily
NPES-930 P nonylphenoxy poly Anionic 30% solution in water Infinite Insoluble Biodegradable# >212 / >100 31 >2250 0.02 Emulsifier which is effective at low usage levels.
(ethyleneoxy) ethanol

Dodecyl Diphenyl Oxide Sulfonate


Disodium mono Not readily Wetting, dispersing, emulsifying and solubilizing agent which exhibits high electrolyte and calcium
DPOS-45 and didodecyl diphenyl Anionic 45% solution in water Infinite Insoluble >212 / >100 34 >2250 0.03 tolerance. It is extremely stable in both highly acidic and alkaline conditions as well as elevated
oxide disulfonate Biodegradable temperatures. Very effective coupling and hydrotrope agent.
Alkyl Naphthalene Sulfonate
Sodium diisopropyl Anionic 75% powder in Partially Not readily Not Stable wetting and dispersing agent in relatively high concentrations of acid or alkali.
OS >20 Biodegradable# 35 >2250 1.0
naphthalene sulfonate sodium sulfate soluble Applicable Highly effective in the manufacture of wettable powders.

* AEROSOL 22N is the European version of this product Methods for assessment of 2: 301B Modified Sturm test 5: 302B: Zahn Wellens Inherent N.B. Not all products may be offered for sale in all regions, please check with your local Sales Manager.
** KRUSS -K12 biodegradation: 3: 301D Closed Bottle test #: Based on evaluation of N.B. The E suffix on paperwork such as Labels and MSDS's denotes material produced in Europe.
*** Calcium Tolerance at 0.05% for AEROSOL TR products 1: 301A DOC (dissolved 4: 301E Modified OECD components
and 0.25% for AEROSOL WA-300 organic carbon) die-away test screening
**** Aromatic Solvent from Exxon
8 Commercial Uses Commercial Uses 9

AEROSOL AEROSOL
Emulsion Polymer Applications Other Applications Emulsion Polymer Applications Other Applications
Surfactants Surfactants

Diester Sulfosuccinates Diester Sulfosuccinates (continued)

Used as an emulsifier in acrylic, styrene acrylic and vinyl Highly hydrophobic wetting agent. Dispersing agent for
TR-70 Used in agrochemical formulations, where it wets out active
systems. In vinyl systems it modifies surface active properties resins, pigments, polymers and dyes in organic systems. OT-A – ingredients aiding their spread on to and penetration of the
which can make the finished film water resistant. It has an Particularly effective in flushing pigments from aqueous press plant structure.
excellent synergy with primary emulsifiers to generate cakes to solvent media. Used for the preparation of printing
TR-70 HG and stabilize fine latex dispersions as well as improving pre- inks, rust inhibitors and anti-misting coatings. Dispersing Very compatible and effective as a wetting/solubilizing/
emulsion stability in all acrylic and styrene acrylic systems. dyes and pigments into plastics. OT-S dispersing agent in a wide variety of organic/hydrocarbon/
oil-based systems. Designed for instant solubility in all
A version of AEROSOL TR designed specifically for VCM organic systems, such as rust inhibitors, degreasers, lubricants,

polymerization. Due to its hydrophobic nature it stabilizes the dry cleaning solvents, pre-wash spot removers. Also used as
TR-60 I VCM droplet very well. Offering the opportunity to generate – a wetting and dispersing agent in plastics, lacquers and
bimodal and high solid latexes by allowing secondary nucle- OT-SE varnishes. Used in oil spill dispersants. Wetting and antistat
ation. Polymer can be easily recovered. agent for polyethylene manufacture.
Used in a wide variety of emulsion and suspension Wetting and levelling agent for a wide range of industries:
polymerizations as a primary or co-emulsifier. It can produce inks and OPV's, paint, adhesives, textile, paper, petroleum, OT-85 AE Used in low VOC systems as a wetting agent, emulsifier and
OT-75 latexes with low levels of coagulum, very low particle size and rubber, metal, plastic, agricultural, mining, detergent com- Primary or co-emulsifier for a wide variety of latex types dispersant. Low surface tension and rapid dynamic wetting
a narrow distribution. As a post additive it lowers surface pounding. Additionally used as de-watering aid, hydrophobic for effective small particle generation at low usage levels. for a range of applications including printing inks, OPV’s,
tension, improving flow and levelling characteristics. resin dispersant, and mould-release agent. OT-NV paint, coatings, textiles and all types of cleaning formulations.

OT-75 E Specifically for OPV applications, ultra low levels of diethyl


– Co-emulsifier to enhance wetting properties of a dispersion
OPV hexyl maleate (DEHM). Post addition wetting agent for OPV's, printing inks, paints,
with limited foam generation. Produces low surface tension textile, paper, adhesives and coating applications. Gives
Used by a variety of industries as a wetting agent, e.g. in fire LF-4 latexes for adhesives, paints, floor polishes, printing inks etc. excellent wetting and low foam. Also gives improved
GPG – fighting foams, dust control, lubricants and coolants, Reduces or eliminates the need for post-addition of wetting adhesion, gloss and color resolution.
degreasing, dry cleaning, cleaning solutions for glass etc. agents to latexes.

Same uses as for AEROSOL OT-75 but when a higher flash Co-emulsifier providing enhanced stability and wetting Post addition wetting and levelling agent for PSA
OT-70 PG A high flash point version of AEROSOL OT point is required. Compatible in paint formulations. Used in WA-300 properties of latex. Also reduces the need for non-ionic
co-surfactants. applications.
oil spill dispersants.
Effective in all monomer systems. Yields complete
OT-70 PG Specifically for OPV applications, ultra low levels of diethyl MA-80 conversion, coagulum-free latexes with good mechanical Wetting agent for OPV's, PSA's, paints, inks, textiles, battery
– stability. Imparts good adhesion on porous substrates. separators, strong electrolyte solutions, electroplating, leaching
OPV hexyl maleate (DEHM).
MA-80 I Polymer can be easily recovered. Also reduces the need operations etc.
Same uses as for AEROSOL OT-75 but when a higher flash for non-ionic co-surfactants.
OT-75 PG A high flash point version of AEROSOL OT point is required. Compatible in paint formulations. Used in
oil spill dispersants. Emulsifier for modified styrene-butadiene and styrene-acrylic
A-196 40 latexes. Unsurpassed for manufacturing styrene butadiene
OT-N – Same as AEROSOL OT-75. latexes. Imparts excellent water resistance and adhesion. Excellent low foaming surfactant. Produces dispersions with
Produces high surface tension latexes with good mechanical excellent electrolytic stability.
stability and high filler loading capacity. Imparts good
Used in solvent and non-aqueous systems. Mould release A-196 97 adhesion of deposited film to its substrate.
for poly methyl methacrylate (PMMA). Used in inks,
photographic products, dyes, textile, leather, scintillation
OT-100 – fluid, agrochemical applications and fibre production. AY-65 Extremely effective wetting agent in concentrated salt
Wetting agent and antistat for polyethylene manufacture. solutions. Used in electroplating as a wetting and dispersing
Surfactant for emulsion polymerization systems, especially
Dispersing aid for dyes and pigments in plastics such as agent. Additive for agricultural chemical applications.
where polymer recovery is desirable.
polyethylene and polypropylene. Effective dispersant for hydrophilic resins and pigments.
AY-100 Very effective wetting agent for leather coatings.
Used in agrochemicals for wettable powders and water
OT-B – dispersible granules. Dispersant for pigments and dyes in
polyethylene, polypropylene and other plastics. Used in emulsion polymerization and stabilization of styrene, Extremely stable in concentrated electrolyte solutions for
IB-45 styrene butadiene and other styrene based systems. Imparts leaching, wetting, electroplating and dispersion applications.
high surface tension and good mechanical stability to latexes. Highly hydrophilic surfactant.
10 Commercial Uses Commercial Uses 11

AEROSOL AEROSOL
Emulsion Polymer Applications Other Applications Emulsion Polymer Applications Other Applications
Surfactants Surfactants

Alkylamine-Guanidine Ethoxylate
Sulfosuccinamates

Cationic dispersing and fixing agent for pigments, dyes and Imparts excellent rheological properties to pigmented latexes. Used as a foaming agent in foamed insulation, carpet backing,
fillers. Emulsifying agent used alone or with AEROSOL OT. Used in emulsion and suspension polymerizations. Foaming cement, wall board and resins. Excellent stability in acid and
C-61 – 18-P
Used in the manufacturing of glass fiber matting. Softening agent for latexes especially in carpet backing and textile alkali solutions so also used in cleaning formulations and
agent for textiles. Used in acid or alkali cleaning formulations. applications. lubricants.

Imparts small particle size for all latexes except vinyl acetate.
Mono-ester Sulfosuccinates In combination with AEROSOL’s MA-80 or A-102 produces Excellent pigment dispersant. Used in agrochemical formula-
highly stable high solids latexes. Excellent as a post-additive tions, industrial, household and metal cleaners. Excellent
22/22N for mechanical stabilization, especially in paint applications solubilizing agent for soaps and other surfactants in soluble
APE free primary or sole emulsifier for acrylic, vinyl acrylic, giving high water resistance. Imparts excellent rheological salt solutions. Excellent lime soap dispersant.
styrene acrylic and styrene butadiene latex systems. High properties in pigmented latexes.
tolerance for water-sensitive monomers facilitates easy
development of high performance systems. Yields high APE free surfactant for variety of industries providing Same as for AEROSOL 22 but can have some additional
EF-800 solids/low viscosity latexes, enabling solids > 60% in final excellent emulsification, low surface tension and good 22 Special —
grafting properties.
latexes. Yields excellent mechanical, electrolytic and stability.
freeze/thaw stability, low coagulum and grit, hence
increasing operational efficiencies. Produces latex films Nonyl Phenol Ether Sulfates
with high optical clarity and excellent heat stability.
Emulsion polymerization of vinyl acetate, acrylic and styrene Used in textile scouring agents and detergents. Also used in
APE free primary or sole emulsifier for acrylic, vinyl acrylic, NPES-458 acrylic systems giving very small particle size emulsions. iodine based germicidal cleaners.
styrene acrylic and styrene butadiene latex systems. High tol-
erance for water-sensitive monomers facilitates easy develop- Produces very fine particle size vinyl acetate, acrylic and
ment of high performance systems. Yields high solids/low vis- APE free surfactant for variety of industries providing styrene acrylic latexes with low levels of coagulum and good
cosity latexes, enabling solids >60% in final latexes. Excellent excellent emulsification, low surface tension and good
NPES-930 P mechanical
EF-810 stability. Latexes also have good freeze/thaw
pre-emulsion stability giving increased manufacturing flexibil- stability. Used in detergents and rosin dispersions.
stability. Superior emulsifier for Zn cross-linking latexes for
ity. Also produces latexes with excellent mechanical, electrolyt- floor finishes. Extremely low surfactant levels needed that
ic and freeze/thaw stability, low coagulum and grit hence result in superior water resistance and high optical clarity.
increasing operational efficiencies. Produces latex films with
high optical clarity and excellent heat stability.
Dodecyl Diphenyl Oxide Sulfonate
APE free primary emulsifier for acrylic, vinyl A very versatile surfactant for use in emulsion
acrylic, styrene acrylic and EVA latexes. Can be used Surfactant or foaming agent for personal care and cleaning polymerization of styrene butadiene, poly-vinyl chloride,
with N-methylolacrylamide without modifying performance applications, suitable for use in shampoos, bath and shower Exhibits high electrolyte tolerance in cleaning and agrochemi-
poly-vinyl acetate, acrylic and styrene acrylic latexes.
requirements. Generates small to intermediate particle size gels as well as germicidal cleaners. Additionally used in foam- cal formulations. Extremely stable in both highly acid and
A-102 Imparts excellent mechanical, thermal and electrolyte
emulsions, effective as a post stabilizer. Provides good adhe- ing cement, wallboard and adhesives. Also a good solubilizer DPOS-45 alkali solutions and at elevated temperatures. Efficient as a
stability, low-coagulum and small particles with a narrow
sion in combination with AEROSOL MA-80 and 22. Gives and dispersant for medium HLB resin systems and other dye levelling agent. A coupling agent that is effective as a
distribution to latexes. In addition enhances solubility of
low-coagulum levels, clear film formation and resistance to aqueous systems. lime soap dispersant.
less soluble components. Can operate at higher
yellowing on heating. Films also have good water resistance. temperatures without loss of surface activity.

Used in emulsion polymerization as either the sole or Alkyl Naphthalene Sulfonate


primary emulsifier for the preparation of high gloss vinyl Surfactant or foaming agent for personal care and cleaning
acetate and acrylic latexes. Produces small particle size Dispersant for pigments and dyes in paints and plastics.
applications, suitable for use in shampoos, bath and shower
emulsions with good film clarity as well as mechanical Used in agrochemical wettable and dispersible powders. Used
A-103 gels as well as germicidal cleaners. Additionally used in foam- Surfactant for emulsion polymerization and additive for
stability. Can be used with AEROSOL’s 22, MA-80 and OS in metal cleaning, bottle washing, paint strippers, brick and
ing cement, wallboard and adhesives. Also a good solubilizer latexes.
A-102 to modify particle size. Gives good water resistance tile cleaning, pickling, acid etching agents and hard surface
and dispersant for medium HLB resin systems.
of the latex film and is resistant to yellowing on heating. cleaners due to its excellent acid and alkali stability.
Effective as a post-additive stabilizer.

Used in emulsion polymerization of acrylic systems


especially at low surfactant concentrations. High tolerance Provides low surface tension and good stability in printing
A-501 for water soluble monomers. Yields high solids/low viscosity ink, textile and paper applications. Used in the production
latexes with freeze/thaw stability, mechanical stability and of fire fighting foams.
high optical clarity.
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