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


Molar Weight1080 g/mol
Boiling Point> 250 °C
Flash Point> 232 °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, C12-14-secondary, ethoxylated, Poly(ethylene oxide)

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