DeIONIC LF - EP15 is a nonionic, alkoxylated alcohol renowned for its very low foaming characteristics. It boasts the lowest cloud point, making it highly efficient in various applications.

Chemical Family: Alcohol Alkoxylates

Labeling Claims: APE-free, Biodegradable

Certifications & Compliance: FDA 40 CFR 180.910, FDA 40 CFR 180.930, FDA 40 CFR 180.940, FDA 40 CFR 180.960

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Markets
Applications
Home Care Applications
I&I Cleaning Applications
Solubility

DeIONIC LF-EP-15 is soluble in alcohols, glycols and solvents. It is water soluble below its cloud point, dispersible above its cloud point (13° -18°C), and insoluble in oils.

Product Application
  • Mechanical dishwashing detergents
  • High pressure spray cleaners
  • Industrial alkaline cleaners
  • Dry caustic and electrolyte cleaners
  • Pesticide formulations
  • Industrial metal cleaning
  • Textile wetting and scouring
  • Approved for use as inert in non-food pesticide formulations and under 40CFR180.910 & 180.930
     

Properties

Physical Form
Soluble In
Appearance
Almost colorless, clear to hazy liquid (at 25°C)
Type
Nonionic
Soluble in
Solvents, alcohol and glycol
Insoluble in
Oils
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Activity Contentmin. 99%-
Hydrophilic lipophilic Balanceapprox. 6.0-Calculated
Density (at 25°C)approx. 0.98 g/ml-
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH Value (at 5% in Deionized Water)5.0 - 9.0--
Cloud Point (1% in DI water)13 - 18°C-
Colormax. 1Gardner-
Moisture Contentmax. 1.0 %-
Draves Wetting

Draves Wetting was at determined 0.1% by weight in deionized water at ambient temperature.

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Seconds 5 7 8 7

Regulatory & Compliance

Technical Details & Test Data

Modified Ross-Miles Foam Height

The foam height of DeIONIC LF-EP-15 was determined at ambient temperature, at 0.1% by weight in deionized water using a modified Ross-Miles graduated cylinder shake test. It is the lowest foaming product in the DeIONIC LF-EP series with an initial foam height of only 10 m/s.

 

DeIONIC LF-EP-15

Initial 10
30 secconds 0
60 seconds 0
2 min 0

 

Dynamic Surface Tension

The dynamic surface tension of the DeIONIC LF-EP series of products was determined at 0.1% by weight in deionized water at ambient temperature.