EXOfos PB-139 is anionic surfactant classified among phosphate esters. This ester is based on ethoxylated tridecyl alcohol, and it is offered in acidic form. At room temperature, it has the form of a clear to slightly cloudy liquid. The product is characterised by an acid value to the first contraflexure point in the range of 87 to 117 mg KOH/g, and good solubility in water. EXOfos PB-139 exhibits emulsifying wetting, lubricant, detergent and hydrotropic properties. It is also used in the textile and I&I industry for hard surface cleaning. EXOfos PB-139 also offers mild EP lubricant and emulsifying properties in metal processing products.
EXOfos PB-139 can also be used as an emulsifier in products intended for indirect contact with food according to the definition and limits imposed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the 21 CFR 178.3400 list. This product can be used in formulations for the papermaking industry and in water treatment.
Markets and applications
Metallurgical industry / Metalworking
Metal working fluids
Surfactants / Anionic surfactants