Dow's TRITON™ product line feature nonionic/anionic surfactants.


TRITON™ X-45 is a nonionic, octylphenol ethoxylate surfactant that is an excellent emulsifier with good wetting and is readily biodegradable.

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Used In:

  • Defoamers
  • Cleaners
  • Paints & coatings
  • Metalworking fluids
  • Agrochemicals
  • Textile
  • Pulp & paper
  • Oilfield


  • Excellent emulsifier with good wetting
  • Aids in rinseability of solvent-based systems
  • Low foam
  • Increases oily soil removal in water-based systems
  • Readily biodegradable

Typical Properties

Cloud Point:  Dispersible

pH:  6 (5% Aqueous Solution)

Viscosity:  290 (25°C (77°F), Cp)

Density:  1.031 G/Ml (25°C)

Flash Point:  218°C 425°F (Flash Pt, Closed Cup, Astm D93)

Moles EO:  4.5

Pour Point:  -24

Appearance:  Yellow Liquid

HLB:  9.8


  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America