Surfactants

STEPANTEX® VT-90

 

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Overview

STEPANTEX VT-90 is a cationic surfactant providing excellent softening, cold water dispersability and good rewetting properties. It is used in household and industrial fabric softeners. This product meets the U.S. EPA Safer Choice Program's surfactant screen and is listed on www.cleangredients.org.

Application

Carpet/Upholstery Cleaning, Fabric Softener, Hard Surface Care, Textile Antistat, Textile Softener

Chemical Description

METHYL BIS[ETHYL(TALLOWATE)] -2- HYDROXYETHYL AMMONIUM METHYL SULFATE

Chemical Groups

Fabric Softener Quaternaries, TEA Ester Quaternaries

Markets

Household, Industrial and Institutional Cleaning, Industrial Products, Laundry and Cleaning

Properties

Boiling Point, ºC:90
Density, g/ml:0.98
Flash Point, PMCC, °C:32
Form @ 25°C:Paste
Freeze Point, °C:<33
Pour Point, °C:30
Solids, % by Wt:90
Specific Gravity @ 25°C:0.98
Surface Tension, mN/m:35.7
Viscosity, cps @ (#)°C:250 (at 45°C)
RVOC, U.S. EPA %:10

Regions of Availability

North America: Canada, USA
Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
EMEA: Africa, Europe, Middle East