A secondary alcohol ethoxylate, nonionic surfactant that has superior overall cleaning performance, is readily biodegradable, has rapid wetting & spreading on hard surfaces, lower aqueous surface tension than other ethoxylated surfactants. It has fast foam collapse rates for easy rinsing, dissolves easily in aqueous solutions, narrow gel range, non-APE based. It is used in multiple applications such as high performance cleaners & detergents and solid cleaners. It can also be used in oilfield drilling and production formulations.


Molar Weight860 g/mol
Boiling Point> 250 °C
Flash Point232°C
FormsLiquid, Solid

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Cleaning products
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pulp and paper
  • Textile handling
  • Agricultural
  • Detergent
  • Hard surface cleaning
  • Paint and Coatings


  • Cleaning

Synonyms: Alcohols, C12-C14- secondary, ethoxylated, Poly(ethylene oxide)

CAS Number: 84133-50-6, 25322-68-3