Genapol BA 040

Low foaming surfactant for metal and hard surface cleaners

Edition Date :
May 12, 2018

Genapol BA 040 is a water soluble solvent and solubilizer of low volatility. It is used as a low foaming surfactant in metal cleaners and in industrial and home cleaning products. It is suitable to replace volatile solvents like glycol ethers in hard surface cleaners to improve cleaning performance and to adjust cloud point.

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  • Benefits

    • Low VOC
    • Compatible with anionic, nonionic and cationic surfactants
    • Low foaming
    • Hard water stable
    • High electrolyte compatibility
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  • Technical data

    Product group  Benzyl alcohol ethoxylate
    Cloud point (1% in water) > 100 °C
    Cloud point (5g in 25g 25% BDG-solution)  > 100 °C
    HLB 12
    pH (1% in water) 6.0 - 8.0
    Pour point < - 40 °C 
    Flash point 205 °C
  • Applications

    Metal cleaner
    • Alkaline-type metal cleaners
    • Mild alkaline-type metal cleaners
    • Paint removers  

    Industrial & Home Care
    • Industrial cleaners
    • Hard surface and toilet cleaners
    • Dairy and food cleaners
    • Cleaners for vehicle washing
    • Laundry detergents
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