Agrosurf NEC40 is a speciality nonionic developed as an emulsifier for use in emulsifiable concentrate formulations. It can be used in conjunction with the anionics found in the Agrosurf AEC range. A combination of both anionic and nonionic emulsifiers can provide good synergistic effects in terms of emulsion quality and stability

Functions: Emulsifier

Chemical Family: Castor Oil Ethoxylates

Features: Compatible with Other Surfactants, Emulsifying, Water Soluble

Physical Form: Liquid

Synonyms: Castor Oil Ethoxylated, Polyoxyethylene Castor Oil

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Applications
  • Agrosurf NEC40 is a speciality nonionic developed as an emulsifier for use in emulsifiable concentrate formulations.
  • It can be used in conjunction with the anionics found in the Agrosurf AEC range. A combination of both anionic and nonionic emulsifiers can provide good synergistic effects in terms of emulsion quality and stability.
  • Agrosurf NEC40 is commonly used in combination with either Agrosurf PWS or Agrosurf CA for the preparation of emulsifiable concentrates containing organo-phosphorous insecticides such as Fenitrothion, Methyl Ethoate and Dichlorvos.
  • They can also be used in a similar way for herbicide systems based upon esters of chlorinated phenoxy-alkanoic acids.
  • Agrosurf NEC40 is compatible with anionic, nonionic, cationic and amphoteric surfactants.

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Clear yellow viscous liquid free from foreign matter (at 25°C)
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Characteristic
Soluble in
Water
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Viscosity (at 25°C)700cP-
Specific Gravity (at 20°C)1.07--
Pour Point11.0°C-
Flash Point100°COpen Cup
Characteristics
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Cloud Point (25% BDG/water)70°C-
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Saponification Value56.0 - 68.0mg KOH/g-
pH (10% aqueous)5.0 - 7.0--
Active Content100%-

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Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Agrosurf NEC40 can be supplied in bulk road tankers, IBC’s or 200kg nett drums.

Storage & Handling

Storage Conditions
  • Stainless steel, polyethylene or glass lined equipment is necessary for the storage of Agrosurf NEC40 in order to prevent corrosion and subsequent contamination.
  • This material can separate on standing and at low temperatures.
  • May require agitation and warming prior to use.