A biodegradable primary alcohol ethoxylate initiated by a C9-11 alcohol and ethoxylated with an average of 6 mol EO. This nonionic surfactant is an exceptional detergent, wetting agent and dispersant in various applications ranging from household detergents to oilfield applications. TERGITOL™ 91-6 is recommended as an NPE replacement, as the product meets the U.S. EPA Safer Choice Program’s criteria and is listed as a Safe Chemical Ingredient.



Uses and Applications

Key applications

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


  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Agrobusiness

Synonyms: Alcohols, C9-11, ethoxylated

CAS Number: 68439-46-3