TEGO® Antifoam 4-88

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TEGO® Antifoam 4-88 is an APEO-free and mineral oil-free emulsion antifoam containing organo-modified siloxanes. This anti-foaming agent is designed for use in waterborne adhesive applications and is particularly compatible with substrates such as paper and wood. It falls within the category of CASE ingredients, specifically within the realm of foam control additives, presenting itself in emulsion form

Chemical Family: Polysiloxane, Organomodified

Functions: Anti-Foaming Agent

Labeling Claims: APEO-Free, Mineral oil-free

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Identification & Functionality

CASE Ingredients Functions
Industrial Additives Functions

Features & Benefits

  • Foam formation during compounding of a final formulation.
  • Foam formation during the application of the adhesive.
  • Inadequate storage stability.

Applications & Uses

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Industrial Additives End Use

TEGO® Antifoam 4-88 provides reliable foam control during production and final formulation of polymer dispersions that are used for paper, adhesives and other application of polymer dispersions.

It may also be used in aqueous media (e. g. industrial and household cleaners) where the use of traditional silicone oil based antifoams is restricted for certain reasons. TEGO® Antifoam 4-88 is also recommended for PU dispersions.


Physical Form
White emulsion
Physical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Active Content40%
Density (at 25°C)approx. 1.0g/cm³
Dynamic Viscosity (at 25°C)200 - 500mPa.sDIN 53019
pH Value (at 25°C)6 - 9

Regulatory & Compliance

Safety & Health

Hazardous Goods Classification
  • Classification and labeling according to regulations for transport and for dangerous substances.
  • Protective measures for storage and handling.
  • Measures in case of accidents and fire.
  • Toxicity and ecological effects.

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type

Storage & Handling

Storage and Handling Condition
  • Dilution of TEGO® Antifoam 4-88 may proceed by both adding the desired amount of TEGO® Antifoam 4-88 to water or adding water to TEGO® Antifoam 4-88 while stirring gently at low shear rates.
  • The product has to be stirred before use.
  • TEGO® Antifoam 4-88 is stable in closed containers for a minimum of 6 months.
  • TEGO® Antifoam 4-88 must be stored in frostfree conditions.
  • 200 kg plastic drums (800 kg each pallet) 1000 kg containers.