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Genapol UD 050 is a nonionic surfactant for the detergent industry.

Cleaner & detergent component, wetting agent.

CAS number: 127036-24-2

Benefits of Genapol UD 050:
Compatible with cationic formulations
Hard water tolerant
Water dispersible

Applications of Genapol UD 050:
Dairy & food cleaning
Hand dishwashing
Hard surface cleaning
Industrial cleaners
Laundry liquids
Toilet & hygienic cleaning
Vehicle washing

Genapol UD 050 is a nonionic, ethoxylated alcohol with excellent degreasing and good oil rejection properties making it suitable for immersion and ultrasonic cleaning applications.  
Good compatibility with aqueous bases makes Genapol UD 050 stable in high caustic-loading formulations. 

Genapol UD 050 is a cold processable, non-ionic emulsifier and surfactant. 

Genapol UD 050 is a replacement for nonylphenol ethoxylated. 
Genapol UD 050 shows compatibility with cationic formulations. 

Genapol UD 050 has water dispersible and hard water tolerance properties. 
Genapol UD 050 is used in emulsions, hair color emulsions and styling products.

Genapol UD 050 is a cleaner & detergent component and wetting agent.



white, cloudy

0.93 g/cm3 @ 50 °C (122 °F)

Dynamic Viscosity:
Estimated 20 mPa.s @ 50 °C (122 °F)

Flash Point:
180 °C (356 °F)


6 - 8 @ 20 °C (68 °F)

Solubility in Water:

Composition of Genapol UD 050:
C11-oxo alcohol polyglycol ether with 5 mol EO

Product properties of Genapol UD 050:
Concentration [%]:
approx. 100

Appearance of Genapol UD 050:
cloudy, almost white liquid

Dilutability at 20°C, 1% aqueous:

Density at 20°C [g/cm3]:
approx. 0.95

Hazen colour:
130 max.

Water (Karl Fischer method) [%]:
0.5 max.

Cloud point [oC]:
5g in 25g, 25% BDG solution

pH value (5% as is in ethanol/water 1:1):
6.0 – 8.0

Flash point [oC]:
approx. 180

HLB value:
approx. 11

Applications of Genapol UD 050:
Fat dispersants and dissolving agents, wetting agents, emulsifiers and industrial cleaning agents.

Storage of Genapol UD 050:
Genapol UD 050 can be stored at least to 2 years in original sealed containers at room temperature under the recommended conditions.
Protect Genapol UD 050 from exposure to cold during transport and storage. 

The properties of Genapol UD 050 are reversibly altered by exposure to cold. 
If Genapol UD 050 becomes turbid, thickens or freezes through exposure to cold, thaw slowly at room temperature and afterwards stir briefly.

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