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Bruggolite® E28

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Function: Antioxidant, Reducing Agent, Initiator
Chemical Family: Sulfur-based Compounds, Sulfinic Acids & Derivatives
Applicable Processes: Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Manufacturing, Vinyl Acetate Manufacturing, Polyvinyl Chloride Manufacturing, Acrylic Resins Manufacturing, Polycarboxylate Ether (PCE) Manufacturing, Styrenic Acrylic Resins Manufacturing, Water-based Radical Polymerization, Polyvinyl Acetate Manufacturing, Emulsion Polymerization, Acrylic Ester Manufacturing, ABS Resins Manufacturing
Features: Non-Yellowing Grade, High Reactivity, Food Contact Acceptable, Wide pH Range, Alkali Resistant
Labeling Claims: Food Contact Acceptable, Environmentally Friendly, VOC-free, Residues-free, Formaldehyde-free, Dust-free
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Identification & Functionality

Bruggolite® E28 Features & Benefits

Advantages of Application
  • Increased reactivity
  • Faster reactions
  • Higher safety due to reproducible performance
  • Decrease of VOC’s
  • Decrease of residual monomer content
  • Technical advantages in the polymerization process
  • Improved properties for end product polymers and latices
  • No discoloration of latex
  • No release of formaldehyde or any other VOC
  • Better filtration of emulsion polymer

Applications & Uses

  • Bruggolite® E28 can be used in redox systems in combination with all commonly used oxidizing agents.
  • Bruggolite® E28 is typically applied in solution at a concentration of 3-5%.
  • Bruggolite® E28 should be used at reaction temperatures between 40 and 85°C.
  • Bruggolite® E28 is applicable over a broad pH range.
  • The optimal range is pH 2 to 4.
Fields of Application


  • Vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE)
  • Polyvinyl acetate (PVAC)
  • Vinyl acetate - acrylic and maleic copolymers
  • Acrylic and styrene acrylic copolymers (SA)
  • Polyacrylate
  • Polycarboxylate ethers (PCE)
  • Acrylics and acrylics ester latex (ACM)
  • Carboxylated latex (X-SBR, X-NBR)
  • Polyvinyl chloride (ePVC, PVDC, PVDF)
  • Acrylonitrile/Butadiene/Styrene terpolymer (ABS)
  • Special copolymers

End Use

  • Binders for paints and coatings
  • Building and construction chemicals
  • Polymers for printing inks
  • Adhesives
  • Polymers for paper coating
  • Leather auxiliaries
  • Latex foams
  • Thickening agents
  • Polymeric surfactants
  • Flocculants for water treatment
  • Non wovens



White powder
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melting Pointmin. 200 °C-
Solubility in Water (at 20°C)approx. 100 g/l-
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH2 - 4--

Regulatory & Compliance

Food Contact Notification

Bruggolite® E28 has FDA food contact notification with respect to the following chapters:

  • §175.105 “Adhesives”
  • §175.125 “Pressure Sensitive Adhesives”
  • §177.2600 “Rubber articles for repeated use”
  • §176.170 “Paper and board / aqueous and fatty food”
  • §176.180 “Paper and board / dry food”
  • §175.300 “Resinous and polymeric coatings”
  • §175.320 “Resinous and polymeric coatings for polyolefin films”

Safety & Health

Health and Safety Data
  • BRUGGOLITE®E28 is not classified as hazardous according to the valid CLP-Regulation. However, this does not exclude that the product is hazardous in its application of a hazardous material within the meaning of the Ordinance on Hazardous Substances. Therefore, a risk assessment has to be carried out prior to commencing activities. In any case, the general rules for handling chemicals must be observed. 
  • The aforementioned remarks are deducted from the European legal system. Deviating or additional regulations in other legal systems must be observed accordingly when using the product.

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Standard Packaging

Bruggolite® E28 is supplied in 25 kg PE bags. Standard delivery form is 20 bags/500 kg on a CP5 pallet.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
24 Months
Storage and Stability
  • BRUGGOLITE®E28 has a significantly increased reactivity compared to other reducing agents resulting in a higher sensitivity to ambient moisture.
  • In unopened packaging Brüggemann guarantees a shelf life of at least 24 months if stored properly (25°C / dry).
  • BRUGGOLITE®E28 must not be stored together with oxidizing substances or acids.
  • Opened packaging, especially laboratory samples, should be closed tightly after use and stored under cool and dry conditions.
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