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Identification & Functionality
MAKON® 10 Features & Benefits
Applications & Uses
MAKON 10 surfactants are nonionic in nature; they neither ionize in water nor hydrolyze in aqueous acid or alkaline solutions. Chemically, they are the reaction products of nonylphenol and ethylene oxide. They differ in the mole ratio of hydrophilic ethylene oxide to hydrophobic nonylphenol. The MAKON surfactants are high active products that offer a broad range of properties. Because of this versatility, MAKON products find application in a number of different industries and in a multitude of products including agricultural emulsions, detergents, sanitizers, industrial cleaners, metal cleaners, textiles, paper de-inking and drilling products.
|Value||Units||Test Method / Conditions|
|Cloud Point (1% in water)||54||°C||-|
|pH (10% in aqueous solution)||6.3||-||-|
|Flash Point||min. 94||°C||PMCC Flash Point Tester|
|Average Number of Moles of Ethylene Oxide||10||-||-|
|Viscosity (at 25°C)||240||cPs||-|
|Regulated Volatile Organic Chemicals||0||%||U.S. EPA|
Regulatory & Compliance
- MAKON 10 is listed in the following countries; the registration numbers for the active ingredients are included in parentheses: United States (TSCA 127087-87-0), Australia (AICS 127087-87-0), Canada (DSL 127087-87-0), China (IECSC 127087-87-0), Europe (NLP 500-315-8), Japan (ENCS 7-172), Korea (ECL Serial No. KE-26246), New Zealand (NZIoC 127087-87-0), and Philippines (PICCS 127087-87-0). It is the responsibility of the end user to review the chemical control regulations for each country.
- MAKON 10 is available as Kosher certified.
Safety & Health
MAKON products are slightly to practically non-toxic orally (LD50 > 1400 mg/kg). Undiluted MAKON products are moderately to severely irritating to eyes, while concentrations of 25% or less are minimally irritating to eyes.
Packaging & Availability
Storage & Handling
Normal safety precautions (i.e. gloves and safety goggles) should be employed when handling MAKON surfactants. Contact with the eyes and prolonged contact with the skin should be avoided. Wash thoroughly after handling material. It is recommended that MAKON products be stored in sealed containers and kept in a cool, dry place. If material is frozen it should be heated gently and stirred to ensure it is homogeneous before use.
Bulk Storage Information
MAKON surfactants can be stored in vessels of 316 stainless steel, but carbon steel is adequate. Material should be stored between 100 - 110 °F. An internal hairpin coil of carbon steel with low pressure steam (under 50 psig) should be used if heating is required. Mild agitation is required if the tank is heated. Material is heat sensitive and agitation prevents localized heating. Heating may not be required for inside storage if the tank is turned over frequently. Stainless steel 316 is preferred for pumps, pipes and transfer lines; however, carbon steel is adequate.
Occupational exposure can occur primarily through skin contact or via inhalation of vapors and mists. Engineering controls, personal protective equipment, and other workplace practices should be used to control these exposures.