Sustainable Surfactant Designed to Replace Solvents

Developed by Stepan Co. and Elevance Renewable Sciences, Steposol MET-10U surfactant is derived from natural oils instead of solvents for improved cleaning in addition to sustainability.

Developed by Stepan Co. and Elevance Renewable Sciences, Steposol MET-10U surfactant is derived from natural oils instead of solvents for improved cleaning in addition to sustainability. Applications include adhesive removal, paint and coating removal systems, and all-purpose cleaners for both consumer and industrial uses.

The non-volatile surfactant offers a Kauri-butanol value greater than 1,000, boiling point of 297°C, biorenewable carbon index of 75 percent and formulating pH range of 3-12.