Surfactants

STEPOSOL® MET-10U

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Surfactant Solution to Solvent Replacement™.
Renewable and Naturally-Derived Innovation.
Superior Performance Delivered.

STEPOSOL MET-10U utilizes the cleaning properties of a surfactant to outperform many common solvents. It fulfills the role of both a low HLB surfactant and a powerful solvent, which allows it to be highly effective against a broad range of soils. STEPOSOL MET-10U can be used in formulations ranging from pH 3–12 while achieving viscosities from water-thin to gel. This metathesis-derived, nonionic surfactant is an unsaturated, short chain amide resulting from Stepan’s collaboration with Elevance Renewable Sciences and furthers Stepan’s effort to deliver renewable, naturally-derived products to the market.

With a Kauri-Butanol value greater than 1000, STEPOSOL MET-10U provides superior cleaning performance and is environmentally friendly due to a low vapor pressure, high boiling point, and Biorenewable Carbon Index (BCI) of 75%.

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Application

Aircraft Cleaning, All Purpose Cleaning, Degreasers, Floor Cleaning, Hard Surface Care, Heavy Duty Cleaning, Industrial Cleaning, Industrial Cleaning - CIP, Industrial Cleaning - Ink, Industrial Cleaning - Metal, Light Duty Cleaning, Solvent Replacements, Solvents, Vehicle Care, Graffiti Removal, Paint Strippers, Deinking Agents, Pigment Dispersants, Pulp Deresination, Plastics, Synthetic Coatings, Textile and Synthetic Fibers, Textile Dispersant

Chemical Description

N, N-DIMETHYL 9-DECENAMIDE

Chemical Groups

Amides, Disubstituted

Markets

Household, Industrial and Institutional Cleaning, Industrial Products

Properties

% Active:100
Autoignition Temperature, ºC:240
Boiling Point, ºC:297
Cloud Point, °C:-13
CMC, mg/l:500
Density, g/ml:0.89
Dielectric Constant at 25°C:16.1
Draves Wetting, sec @ 25°C:4
Flash Point, PMCC, °C:134
Form @ 25°C:Liquid
Freeze Point, °C:-16
HLB:6
Kauri-Butanol Value:>1000
pH, 5% in 1:1 IPA/H2O: 8
Pour Point, °C:-14
Refractive Index at 20°C:1.46
Solids, % by Wt:100
Specific Gravity @ 25°C:0.89
Surface Tension, mN/m:31.5
Vapor Pressure at 20°C, mm Hg:0
Viscosity, cps @ 25°C:4
RVOC, U.S. EPA %:0

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
Asia Pacific: Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam