Lansurf AE109W is a nonionic surfactant produced by the reaction of 9 moles of ethylene oxide onto a 2-propyl heptanol base. This particular range of ethylene oxide offers a product with a wide range of applications especially for detergency and wetting. This product has good environmental profiling and is readily biodegradable.

Chemical Family: Alcohol Ethoxylates

Functions: Emulsifier, Surfactant, Surfactant (Nonionic)

Labeling Claims: Biodegradable

Applicable Processes: Emulsification, Emulsion Polymerization, Hydrocarbon Solvent Emulsification, Mineral Oil Emulsification, Wax Emulsification

Physical Form: Liquid

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Industrial Additives Functions

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims

Applications & Uses

Markets
Applications
  • Lansurf AE109W is a biodegradable nonionic surfactant produced by the reaction of ethylene oxide on a synthetic primary alcohol.
  • This product is compatible with soaps, anionic, cationic and other nonionic surfactants, and exhibits good Oil/Water emulsification, wetting and detergency.
  • This product is typically used for the emulsification of mineral oils and waxes and hydrocarbon solvents; emulsion polymerisation; emulsifier for agrochemical formulations.

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Clear to hazy liquid free from foreign matter (at 25°C)
Odor
Characteristic
Soluble in
Water
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Flash Pointmin. 150°C-
Hydrophilic-Lyphophilic Balance Value14.5--
Moles of Ethylene Oxide9--
Pour Pointmax. 5°C-
Specific Gravity (at 20°C)1.0--
Surface Tension (at 0.1% aqueous)28mN/m-
Viscosity (at 25°C)59.7cP-
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Cloud Point (1% aqueous)68.0 - 70.0°C-
Colormax. 100Hazen-
pH (5% aqueous)5.0 - 8.0--
Solid Content78 - 82%-

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Lansurf AE109W can be supplied in bulk road tankers, IBC’s, 200kg or 25kg nett drums.

Storage & Handling

Storage Conditions
  • Stainless steel, polyethylene or glass lined equipment is necessary for the storage of Lansurf AE109W 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.