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hydrotrope

[′hī·drə‚trōp]
(chemistry)
Compound with the ability to increase the solubilities of certain slightly soluble organic compounds.
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In the household and industrial and institutional (HII) segment, Solvay offers a broad range of products including sodium percarbonate, hydrogen peroxide, paracetic acid and sodium carbonate, as well as soil release and surface modification polymers, hydrotropes, mild amphoteric surfactants and green non-toxic solvents.
Despite their high activity, they are easily dilutable without the use of hydrotropes or alcohol.
of a co-surfactant constituent selected from the group consisting of nonionic, cationic, amphoteric, zwitterionic surfactants, and mixtures thereof; one or more constituents selected from the group consisting of coloring agents, fragrances and fragrance solubilizers, viscosity modifying agents thickeners, pH adjusting agents and pH buffers, optical brighteners, opacifying agents, hydrotropes, abrasives, and preservatives; and water.
Optionally, it can also contain one or more of the following adjuncts selected from the group consisting of: builders, buffers, fragrances, perfumes, thickeners, dyes, colorants, pigments, foaming stabilizers, water-insoluble organic solvents, corrosion inhibitors, hydrotropes, and mixtures thereof.
The privately held company manufactures surfactants for a wide range of customers, and specializes in anionic surfactants, hydrotropes and acid catalysts.
The process is also capable of producing high volumes of organo-sulfur chemical building blocks for a wide variety of applications including hydrotropes, surfactants and detergents, adhesives, polymers, bonding agents, and coatings.
Nease produces hydrotropes, acid catalysts, naphthalene sulfonates, surfactants, and phosphate esters.
US Patent 8,921,295 B2; American Sterilizer Company, Mentor, OH, has patented a concentrated neutral detergent composition that is comprised of one or more nonionic surfactants, comprising a primary or a secondary alcohol ethoxylate, an alcohol alkoxylate other than said ethoxylate, an aromatic ethoxylate, a modified ethoxylate, or a block polymer of propylene oxide and ethylene oxide, or any combination thereof; one or more hydrotropes comprising an amine oxide, or a glucoside, or both; one or more chelants; a buffer comprising one or more alcohol amines, or one or more organic acids, or any combination thereof; one or more corrosion inhibitors comprising an amine, amidazole, diazole, triazole, carboxylic acid, or any combination thereof; and water.
The process is also capable of producing high volumes of organo-sulfur chemical building blocks which are projected to be useful for a wide variety of applications including hydrotropes, surfactants and detergents, adhesives, polymers, bonding agents, and coatings.
Key statement: Aqueous dispersions of silicone oils are prepared without the need for surfactants, solvents, hydrotropes or emulsifiers by employing water soluble and/or water dispersible polymers providing inventive compositions which exhibit a rheological critical strain value greater than zero and less than about 0.