T-Det® N 1.5 is an anhydrous liquid nonionic surface active agent produced by the reaction of nonylphenol with 1.5 moles of ethylene oxide. It is a pale yellow liquid and can be used in chemical processing, emulsifiers, and foam control. It is also effective as a co-emulsifier in nonionic and nonionic-anionic surfactant blends.

Chemical Name: 4-Nonylphenol, branched, ethoxylated 1 - 2.5 moles ethoxylated, Glycols, polyethylene-polypropylene, Nonylphenol

Functions: Detergent, Dispersant, Emulsifier, Emulsion Stabilizer, Intermediate, Stabilizer, Surfactant, Surfactant (Nonionic), Wetting Agent

Labeling Claims: Animal Products-free, BSE-free, Conflict minerals-free, Food Allergen-free, GMO-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, SVHC Chemicals-free

Synonyms: 4-(2,6-Dimethylheptyl)Phenol

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Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

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Applications
Applicable Processes
Home Care Applications
I&I Cleaning Applications
Recommended Uses & Known Applications
  • Chemical Processing - an intermediate for conversion to the sulfate ester used in high foaming cleaners.
  • Emulsifiers - useful as an emulsion stabilizer; an oil-soluble detergent and dispersant for use in petroleum oils; effective as a co-emulsifier in nonionic and nonionic-anionic surfactant blends.
  • Foam Control - in low concentrations a foam stabilizer, in higher concentrations, a defoamer in low defoaming systems.

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Pale yellow liquid
Odor
Mild, aromatic
Insoluble in
Water
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Ethylene Oxide Content1.5Moles-
Activitymin. 99.5%-
HLB Value4.6--
pH (at 1% in Water)5 - 7--
Flash Pointmin. 212°FOpen cup
Pour Point0.0°F-
Specific Gravity (at 25°C)0.99--
Weight (at 25°C)8.25lbs/gal-
Hydroxyl Number185 - 210mg KOH/g-

Regulatory & Compliance

Safety & Health

Toxicity Information

This product is regarded as non-hazardous. However, it is considered to possess low acute oral and skin penetration. It should not be used in products for internal use.

Packaging & Availability