Lanphos PE245 is a phosphate ester manufactured with phosphorous pentoxide, resulting in a product containing both mono- and di-esters. Its notable features include excellent stability in high concentrations of acid, alkali, and electrolytes. Supplied in free acid form, when neutralized, the product finds use in various applications such as textiles as a lubrication aid and/or emulsifier, metalworking cutting fluids (especially when amine neutralized), as well as in leather, household, IandI, agrochemicals, and emulsion polymerization.

Chemical Name: 2-(tricylcoxy) ethyl dihydrogen phosphate, Phosphate Ester, Acid

Functions: Corrosion Inhibitor, Emulsifier, Lubricant, Surfactant, Surfactant (Anionic)

Chemical Family: Organophosphates, Phosphate Esters, Phosphorous-based Compounds

Labeling Claims: Acid-free

Certifications & Compliance: ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 9001

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Agrochemical Functions
Cleaning Ingredients Functions
Fluids & Lubricants Functions
Industrial Additives Functions

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
Product Highlights

Excellent stability in high concentration of acid, alkali and electrolyte

Applications & Uses

Fluids & Lubricants Type
Fluids & Lubricants End Use
I&I Cleaning Applications
Industrial Additives End Use

Lanphos PE245 is supplied in free acid form but when neutralized the product can be used in areas such as:

  • Textiles as a lubrication aid and/or emulsifier
  • Metalworking cutting fluids - especially when amine neutralized
  • Leather, Household, I&I, Agrochemicals and Emulsion Polymerisation


Physical Form
Amber liquid (at 25°C)
Dispersible in
Water (at 20°C)
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Flash Pointmin. 150°CClosed Cup
Pour Pointmax. 15°C-
Specific Gravity (at 20°C)1.06--
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Acid Value106 - 118mg KOH/g-
Water Contentmax. 1%-

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Lanphos PE245 can be supplied in bulk road tankers, IBC’s and 200kg nett drums.

Storage & Handling

Storage Conditions
  • Stainless steel, polyethylene or glass lined equipment is necessary for the storage of Lanphos PE245 in order to prevent corrosion and subsequent contamination.
  • Lanphos PE245 can separate on standing and at low temperatures.
  • May require agitation and warming prior to use.