Masurf® UV-150 is an anionic, self-emulsifiable ultraviolet (UV) light absorber for aqueous systems designed to impart UV protection to textiles and hard surfaces.

Chemical Family: Chemical Mixtures & Blends

Applicable Processes: Automotive Tire Dressing, Automotive Vinyl Dressing

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

HII Features
Industrial Additives Features
Product Benefits

Masurf® UV-150 is easy to use and highly efficient when compared to paste alternatives that require high shear agitation resulting in poor stability. Masurf® UV-150 is compatible with nonionic, anionic, amphoteric, and weakly cationic surfactants.

Applications & Uses

Applicable Processes
Home Care Applications
I&I Cleaning Applications
Industrial Additives End Use
Product Applications

Masurf® UV-150 is an ideal UV protectant for use in aqueous coatings on a wide range of textiles and hard surfaces to help extend the longevity, appearance, and coating life. Masurf® UV-150 is readily micro-emulsifiable in cold water with minimal stirring, creating very stable, clear, small particle size (<50nm) micro-emulsions for uniform dispersion and coverage. Masurf® UV- 150 is well suited for use in carpet shampoos, extraction cleaners and spotters, upholstery shampoos, steam cleaners and treatments, apparel finishes and treatments, paints and coatings, tire dressings and automotive interior vinyl and leather dressings.


Physical Form
Clear yellow to amber liquid
Dispersible in
Compatible with
Nonionic, anionic, amphoteric, and weakly cationic surfactants
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Active Content55wt%-

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Supplied by
Packaging Information

Masurf® UV-150 is available in 440 lb. poly drums.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
1 year
Storage and Handling Information

Store in a tightly closed container. Do not store with strong oxidizing agents. Avoid excessive heat. Recommended storage temperatures are 32-100°F. Avoid breathing mist or vapor; provide adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment and observe good industrial hygiene practices.