T-Det® A 1315 is a surface active agent used in various applications such as textile processing, metal degreasing, clay soils, fire fighting, industrial, institutional, and household cleaners. It is known for its ability to penetrate, wet, solubilize, disperse, and emulsify. This agent is produced by the reaction of iso-tridecyl alcohol with 15 moles of ethylene oxide.

Chemical Name: Alcohols, C9-11, ethoxylated

CAS Number: 68439-46-3

Functions: Emulsifier, Surfactant, Surfactant (Nonionic), Wetting Agent

Chemical Family: Alcohols

Labeling Claims: Conflict minerals-free, Food Allergen-free, GenX-free, Heavy Metal-free, Irradiation-free, Melamine-free, No Added PFAS, Not Tested on Animals, PFOA-free, PFOS-free, Palm Oil-free, Pesticide-free, Preservative-free

Certifications & Compliance: California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010, Coalition of Northeastern Governors (CONEG), Directive 2002/95/EC, EPA Registered, RoHS Compliant

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Agrochemical Functions
Industrial Additives Functions

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Applicable Processes
Recommended Uses & Known Applications
  • Detergency - an excellent detergent for textile fabrics and nonporous hard surfaces. Its exceptional wetting, dispersing, emulsifying and solubilizing properties enable it to be used alone or in combination with the usual builders. This product may typically be found in hard surface cleaners and laundry detergent formulations.
  • Dispersing - very useful in dispersing and suspending a variety of solids such carbon black, clay, color pigments and soil. It acts as a useful dispersant for urethanes. When used in combination with T-Det A139, it is an excellent dispersant for polydimethylsiloxane fluids.
  • Wetting agent - a superior wetting and rewetting agent for general applications like dust settling, corrosion inhibitors, metal cleaning and pickling.

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Waxy, soft solid (at 25°C)
Compatible with
Cationic surfactants, Anionic surfactants
Stable in
Salts, Acidic media, Alkaline media
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Moles EO15.0--
HLB Value15.3--
Activity99.5%-
Flash Pointmin. 290°FPensky Martens Closed-Cup
pH (5% Aqueous)5 - 6.5--
Cloud Point (1% in 5% NACI)176 - 185°F-
Pour Point95.0°F-

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