Cola®Det DEF-45 is a DEA-free citrus oil emulsifier engineered to produce micro-emulsions of non-polar solvents. This product enables the formulation of a wide range of hard surface cleaners, waterless hand cleaners, and degreasers. It exhibits optimal effectiveness in blends containing d-limonene, terpenes, naphthenic pine oils, and Exxate type solvents. Properly blended, these oils can yield highly synergistic cleaners.

Chemical Name: Proprietary Ingredient

Labeling Claims: DEA-free, MEA-free

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    Enhanced TDS

    Identification & Functionality

    Cleaning Ingredients Functions
    Cosmetic Ingredients Functions

    Features & Benefits

    Labeling Claims
    Product Benefits
    • Low order of irritation and toxicity potential
    • Highly surface active for enhanced wetting, strike and rinseability
    • Easily formulated into a wide range of solvents
    • Can yield blooming or non-blooming dilutions
    • DEA-free, MEA-free
    • No solvents needed

    Applications & Uses

    I&I Cleaning Applications
    Personal Hygiene Applications
    Product Applications

    Cleaners containing d-limonene or other citrus oils

    • Hard surface cleaners
    • Waterless hand cleaners
    • Degreasers
    • Grill cleaners


    Physical Form
    Clear liquid (at 25°C)
    ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
    Alkali Valuemax. 50--
    Acid Valuemax. 10--
    pH (10% aqueous)8.5 - 10.5--
    Colormax. 5Gardner-

    Regulatory & Compliance

    Packaging & Availability

    Packaging Type
    Packaging Information

    Cola®Det DEF-45 is shipped in 55 gal. poly drums or totes.

    Storage & Handling

    Shelf Life
    12 months
    Storage and Shelf Life

    Cola®Det DEF-45 should be stored in closed containers. Frozen material may be thawed in a warm room, venting drums while warming. Shelf life is 12 months from date of manufacture.