A water soluble, biodegradable nonionic surfactant with low odor used in applications such as paints and coatings, pulp and paper, agrochemicals, hard surface cleaners, high performance cleaners, and textile​​s; offers superior wetting and excellent oily soil removal properties, rapid dissolution, no gel range and good rinseability. It can also be used for oil drilling and production additives.


Density1.0237 g/cm3 (20 °C)

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Cleaning products
  • Textile handling
  • Hard surface cleaning


  • Cleaning

Synonyms: 2-ethylhexanol EO-PO, Oxirane, 2-methyl-, polymer with oxirane, mono(2-ethylhexyl) ether

CAS Number: 64366-70-7