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NOVEL 8-7 Ethoxylate

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Function: Dispersant & Wetting Agent, Emulsifier, Surfactant (Nonionic), Foaming Agent, Surfactant
Chemical Family: Alcohol Ethoxylates
End Uses: Hard Surface Cleaners, Industrial Cleaners, Metal Cleaners, Household Cleaners, Metalworking Fluids, Car Wash, Circuit Board Cleaners, Detergents
Labeling Claims: Biodegradable
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NOVEL 8-7 Ethoxylate
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TypeDocument Name
Specialty Ethoxylates
Specialty Ethoxylates
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NOVEL 8-7 Ethoxylate Safety Data Sheet EN-US
NOVEL 8-7 Ethoxylate Safety Data Sheet EN-US
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NOVEL 8-7 Ethoxylate Technical Data Sheet
NOVEL 8-7 Ethoxylate Technical Data Sheet
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Identification & Functionality

NOVEL 8-7 Ethoxylate Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Recommended Uses & Known Applications
  • NOVEL 8-7 Ethoxylate may be used in a wide array of applications including as a high quality, biodegradable emulsifier, foaming agent and/or cleaner in a variety of household and industrial cleaning products.
  • It may also be used in such industrial applications as textile and leather processing, plastics additives, paints and coatings, pulp and paper processing, metal cleaners, car wash products, agricultural adjuvants, mining frothier and circuit board cleaners.


Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Physical Form
Soluble in
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Molecular Weight (Average)438g/mol-
EO Content (Average)70wt. %-
Free EOmax. 1ppm-
Glycol Contentmax. 1wt. %-
Density at 40°C (104°F)0.997g/mL -
Cloud Point (1% in water)82 (180)°C (°F)-
Viscosity at 40°C (104°F)18.9cSt-
pH (1% in IPA/water)6 – 8--
HLB (Calculated)14--
Wettability on Cotton2sec-
Contact Angle on PTFE (Average)52.59--
Colormax. 50APHARCM 3607
Water Contentmax. 0.1 wt. %DIN 51777
Pour Point4 (39)°C (°F)-
Free Alcoholmax. 1wt. %-
Surface Tension28.5mN/m-
Hydroxyl Number125 – 131mg KOH/g-
Critical Micelle Concentration866.15mg/L-

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Storage & Handling

Storage And Handling

Safe handling advice

  • Take precautionary measures against static discharges.

Storage/Transport pressure

  • Ambient

Load/Unload temperature

  • 10-38 °C (50-100 °F)

Storage and handling materials

  • Suitable: Carbon steel coated with baked phenolic. Any moisture may cause rusting of carbon steel. If product is moisture free, uncoated carbon steel tanks.

Further information on storage conditions

  • When stored in the liquid form, ethoxylates should be padded with a dry inert gas, such as nitrogen, to prevent oxygen or air from entering the tank. Prolonged storage in the presence of air or oxygen may cause product degradation. Oxidation is not expected when stored under a nitrogen atmosphere. Inert gas blanket and breathing system needed to maintain color stability. Use dry inert gas having at least -40°C (-40°F) dew point.