Alcosperse 459 is a polyacrylic acid recommended as a detergent additive. It functions as a descaler and dispersing agent in both home care and industrial and institutional (I&I) cleaning applications. Specifically, it is used in detergents, hand dishwash products, and liquid laundry detergents to enhance cleaning effectiveness by preventing scale formation and aiding in dispersing soils.

Chemical Name: Polyacrylic Acid

CAS Number: 9003-01-4

Certifications & Compliance: Clean Air Act (CAA) Certified, Clean Water Act (CWA) Certified

pH: 3.2 - 5.0

Synonyms: Acrylic acid homopolymer, Acrylic acid polymer, Acrylic acid resin, Poly(2-propenoic acid), Poly(acrylic acid)

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ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH3.2 - 5--
Solid Content47 - 49%-
Viscosity (at 25°C, 20 rpm)400 - 1500cPs-

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