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Hydrotrope

Hydrotropes are a proven cost-effective answer to solubility problems in a wide variety of commercial applications.

Nease Performance Chemicals is the North American leader in low cost hydrotrope production. We have been producing hydrotropes for more than 60 years. Our NAXONATE® hydrotropes are widely used in various market applications including Personal Care, to Household, Industrial & Institutional, to Agricultural, to oil field, to name a select few. What we offer is a cost-effective way to solubilize complex formulas, elevate cloud points and control viscosity.

Review a detailed list of our hydrotropes below:

To download a specific PDF, click on a product Spec Sheet, SDS, or PDS (Product Data Sheet).

Product Name

Form

Activity

Product Features

Spec Sheet

SDS

PDS

Sodium Xylene Sulfonate

Naxonate® 4LS

Liquid

40%

High purity SXS. Industry standard and workhorse.

Spec Sheet

SDS

PDS

Naxonate® 4LOF

Liquid

40%

Highest purity SXS.  Virtually odor free. Beneficial in personal care formulations.

Spec Sheet

SDS

PDS

Naxonate® SX

Powder

96%

High activity hydrotrope.  Good for high concentration formulations.

Spec Sheet

SDS

PDS

Ammonium Xylene Sulfonate

Naxonate® 4AX

Liquid

40%

Effective in neutral detergents and shampoos. Impacts counter-ion compatibility.

Spec Sheet

SDS

PDS

Sodium Cumene Sulfonate

Naxonate® 40SC

Liquid

40%

Lower activity version of Naxonate 45SC. Offers increased low temperature stability.

Spec Sheet

SDS

PDS

Naxonate® 45SC

Liquid

45%

Generally most effective hydrotrope. Requires higher temperature storage for product stability.

Spec Sheet

SDS

PDS

Naxonate® SC

Powder

96%

High activity hydrotrope.  Good for high concentration formulations.

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PDS

Sodium Toluene Sulfonate

Naxonate® 4ST

Liquid

40%

Similar coupling performance to SXS in many  systems. Lower levels of sulfates and sulfones than SXS.

Spec Sheet

SDS

PDS

Naxonate® ST

Powder

96%

High activity hydrotrope selected for low sulfate and low sulfone applications.

Spec Sheet

SDS

PDS

Potassium Toluene Sulfonate

Naxonate® 4KT

Liquid

40%

Hydrotrope selected for counter-ion compatibility.  Lower sulfate than SXS or STS.

Spec Sheet

SDS

PDS

Specialties

Naxsoft® NA8

Liquid

40%

Low foaming anionic surfactant that is biodegradable and provides excellent coupling properties. Sodium octane sulfonate.

Spec Sheet

SDS

PDS

Naxonate® 1250

Liquid

45%

Soluble in high electrolyte solutions, stable in alkaline environments, compatible in hypochlorite formulations. Sodium salt of isononanic acid.

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PDS